Plantar Fasciitis: A Physical Therapist Perspective

Plantar fasciitis is a degenerative process of the plantar fascia, resulting from repeated trauma at its origin, on the heel bone. It is estimated that plantar fasciitis affects approximately 2 million people annually. Plantar fasciitis accounts for 8 to 15% of all foot pain. 76% is connected to running. It is also common in patient…

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Anterior ankle impingement syndrome

Anterior ankle impingement is a condition in which pain is experienced in the front of the ankle during ankle motion, squat, sprint, stair climb or hill climb. In people with ankle sprains, 20-40% have chronic ankle pain and of these patients one third has anterior ankle impingement pain. It is frequently seen in soccer, football,…

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Cuboid Syndrome

Cuboid syndrome is a condition where the bone on the outer side of the foot is displaced due to either overuse or a sprain ankle. It is a common injury in athletes and ballet dancers. It represents 4% in all foot injuries and presents in 7% of patients who have sprained their ankles. It is…

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Fibula Fracture

Fibula is a slender and long bone located on the outside of the lower leg, from outside and underneath the knee and extends down to form the outside of the ankle joint. Next to the fibula bone is the tibia, which is thicker. It forms the base of the knee called the tibial plateau and…

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