Friday, December 5, 2008
An inflammatory condition that causes intense heel pain is called Plantar Fasciitis . The main cause is overstretching the plantar fascia ligament, the muscle that stretches from the heel to the ball of the foot and also supports the foot's arch. This condition can be present with or without an actual bony heel spur. Calcium deposits may eventually form on the heel bone, resulting in mild to serious heel pain when applying pressure on the foot. For more information on this condition and the treatment, check out FootSmart.com .