Category: Leg and Foot Conditions

8 Facts About Metatarsalgia

8 Facts About Metatarsalgia

1.) Metatarsalgia is a condition affecting the metatarsals of the foot. Metatarsals are the bones in the foot, which connect the toes to the rest of the foot. Metatarsalgia affects the head of the metatarsals, called the ball of the foot, which becomes inflamed and painful. The ball of the feet has a significant role … Continue reading 8 Facts About Metatarsalgia

9 Exercises For Runner’s Knee

9 Exercises For Runner’s Knee

Runner's Knee is also known as Patello Femoral Pain Syndrome(PFPS). It is commoner in females because of the broader pelvis. Runner's knee causes pain under or around the front of the kneecap. Pain occurs when running, kneeling, squatting, and climbing or descending stairs. The clicking sound of the kneecap is heard with knee movement. Risk … Continue reading 9 Exercises For Runner’s Knee

8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

Patellar Tendonitis is an inflammation of the Patellar tendon. Patella is the medical term for the kneecap, and the patellar tendon is a tendon of the quadriceps muscle, which connects the knee cap to the shin bone and helps in knee extension. Patellar tendonitis is also known as "Jumper's knee" as it is common in … Continue reading 8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

10 Causes of Feet and Ankle Swelling

10 Causes of Feet and Ankle Swelling

Swelling in the feet and ankles arises due to the accumulation of fluid and is known as Peripheral edema. It may involve the lower leg also. It can be unilateral or bilateral. It can be painless or with pain. There are several causes of peripheral edema, some of which are normal or others may be … Continue reading 10 Causes of Feet and Ankle Swelling

Managing Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Managing Plantar Fasciitis Pain

The Plantar Fascia is a broad, thick band of fibrous tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot connecting the heel to the base of the toes. The plantar fascia is designed to absorb high stresses and strains. But sometimes too much pressure damages the tissue and causes heel pain. Plantar Fasciitis is an … Continue reading Managing Plantar Fasciitis Pain