Category: Foot

  • Foot Bursitis

    Foot Bursitis

    This is treatment to an anatomical bursa between the 4th and 5th metatarsals (as can be seen below). (Anatomical means normally present, not an adventitious bursa, as can often be seen at the metatarsal heads, which are only present because of a problem.) The most common cause of bursitis in this area is forced over pronation. Extracorporeal shockwave…

  • Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis (also known as plantar fasciopathy or jogger’s heel) is a common painful disorder affecting the heel and underside of the foot. It can progress to bony heel spur if the problem is longstanding and at the origin of the fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue that originates from the medial tubercle and…