This book describes the Flat Foot, its Treatment and Related Diseases.
Flat Foot is a common disorder of the foot featured by the depression or loss of the medial longitudinal arch of the foot and linked with valgus of the foot.
X-rays show a loss of the normal arch of the foot
Treatment is non-surgical with exercises to stretch and loosen tight heel cords, painkillers and relaxant.
This book describes the Achilles Tendinitis which is the inflammation and swelling of the Achilles tendon:
Chapter 1 Achilles Tendinitis
Chapter 2 More Facts of Achilles Tendinitis
Chapter 3 Treatment of Achilles Tendinitis
Chapter 4 Flat Foot
Chapter 5 Plantar Fascilitis
Chapter 6 Ankle Sprain
Chapter 7 Tenosynovitis
Chapter 8 Elbow Dislocation
Chapter 9 Knee Cap Dislocation
Heel pain is the pain which is felt in the heel either when standing too long or when walking.
It occurs more in women than in men maybe because they tend to wear high heel shoes more than in men.
What are the causes of Heel Pain?
1. The most common cause is Plantar fascilitis which is an inflammation of the fascia stretching in the sole of the foot from the heel to the toes.
A few years back I wrote the original free Concierge's Guide to Ski Boot Fitting and it was a hit. Littered with pithy fun, it gave Teton Village concierges something to peruse at work in the slow times.
People ski great when they are comfortable. Your boots should fit like an old friend.
Your Ski Boots need and can be your favorite piece of gear.
Nobody's foot should hurt. Ever.