Ligament & Tendon Problems

Plantar Fascitis

Plantar fascitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the ligament running from your heel to the ball of your foot. The bottom or inside of your heel may hurt when you stand. The pain usually decreases after you walk a few steps, but it may return with prolonged movement. Read more


Inflammation of a tendon or the tissue surrounding it is called tendinitis. You may feel pain when you move your ankle or when your heel shifts from side to side. The achilles tendon and peroneal tendons are common sites for tendinitis, typically caused from repetitive stress to the tendon. Read more

Chronic Ankle Sprain

Chronic ankle sprain is an old injury that doesn’t heal properly, leading to re-injury of weakened tissues. Read more

Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

Sinus tarsi syndrome is a condition that causes pain and tenderness on the side of the foot between the ankle and heel. It occurs following a single or series of ankle sprains that heal improperly. This leads to joint instability and the formation of scar tissue that presses against small nerves running through the space where leg and foot are joined. Read more