Also called: policeman's heel
An inflammation of a thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes.
More than 10 million cases per year (India)
- Treatable by a medical professional
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging always required
- Medium-term: resolves within months
Tennis elbow can be caused by repetitive wrist and arm motions.
Pain is the primary symptom. It usually occurs on the outside of the elbow and sometimes in the forearm and wrist.
Treatment includes rest, pain relievers and physiotherapy.
Symptoms include stabbing pain near the heel. Pain might be worse in the morning and with prolonged standing, running or jumping.
Treatments include physiotherapy, stretching exercises, shoe inserts, pain relievers, steroid injections and surgery.
Usually self-diagnosable Symptoms include stabbing pain near the heel.
Pain might be worse in the morning and with prolonged standing, running or jumping.
People may experience:
Pain areas: in the foot or heel
Pain types: can be sharp
Also common: limping, sensation of pins and needles, or tenderness