Problems heels in sports: Prevention and treatment

Problems heels

To be affected are mainly sports: when you feel a sharp pain in the heel area as a result of an inflammatory state is spoken of heel spurs (actually in medical terms is more properly tallonidia or heel pain). The causes of this problem can be many, such as tendonitis, bursitis, stress fractures, metabolic disorders … Most of the time the heel pain is due to inflammation of the fibrous connective tissue bundles that run along the sole of the foot, from the heel to the forefoot, in practice, due to excessive voltage at the expense of the plantar fascia, the tissue is torn in places. This problem is called plantar fasciitis and frequently affects athletes in the jump and the race. It should also be said that the tallonidia can also occur as a result of factors such as poor posture, too intense activity or unsuitable footwear. » Read more