| Posted On Jun 18, 2014 | By:

Plantar Fasciitis

When the first few steps out of bed in the morning cause severe pain in the heel of your foot, you may have plantar fasciitis (fashee-EYE-tiss). Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and is an overuse injury affecting the sole (plantar) of the foot. A diagnosis of plantar fasciitis means you have inflamed the tough, fibrous band of tissue (fascia) that connects your heel bone (calcaneus) to the base of your toes.

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| Posted On Jul 26, 2011 | By:

The Shoes of Summer

When you think about it, shoes serve any, if not all, of these three purposes:

    1. They help protect the skin of the foot from trauma.
  1. They support the foot so that it functions better with less discomfort while also reducing the risk of injury.
  2. For some, the shoes we wear tell the world something about ourselves, our sense of style, what we like to do,
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