Heel

Achilles Tear

The Achilles tendon connects your heel bone to your calf muscles and allows you to point your toes downward, jump, and run. An Achilles Tear (also known as an Continue Reading →
 

Achilles Tendonitis

When the Achilles tendon, the tendon that connects your calf muscle to your heel bone, becomes swollen, inflamed, and painful at the heel. Achilles Tendonitis is most common among active Continue Reading →
 

Cracked Skin

Excessively dry skin can cause splitting or cracking. What causes Cracked Skin? The most common cause of cracked skin on feet is excessively dry skin. If you are overweight and on Continue Reading →
 

Haglund's Deformity

Haglund's Deformity, also known as 'pump bump', happens when a bump develops on the back of the heel bone. The condition can then be aggravated by the wearing of Continue Reading →
 

Heel Spurs

A heel spur is an abnormal growth of bone that can form on the heel (calcaneus bone). Heels spurs can grow on the back of the heel or Continue Reading →
 

Sever's Disease

Sever's Disease is used to describe pain in the back of the heel that comes from an inflamed growth plate in your child's heel. Sever's Disease commonly occurs in Continue Reading →