Dancing heel pain
Jan 02, 2008 The heel comes down at extremely high speeds and the fascia or base interconnective tissue including muscle and tendon area under the foot that runs from the toes through the arch and onto the heel bone, can cause extreme pain if it is damaged or torn.Overexertion on the Dance Floor Means Pain in the Foot, Ankle, and Heeland overcompensating for this pain works its way up the pain ladder: the calf, knee, hip and up to the back! According to Milwaukee, WI foot and ankle surgeon Rabab Nazar, DPM, the most common types of dancerelated foot and ankle problems are overuse injuries, which occur due to the repetitive movements in dance. dancing heel pain
Plantar fasciitis is the tearing of a ligament on the bottom of the foot where it attaches at the heel. The tearing causes inflammation and the inflammation causes pain. Pain is felt at the bottom of the heel and sometimes in the arch and usually is the worst at the first step in the morning, but may also occur only during or after a run or activity.
Signs and symptoms of dancer's heel may include: Pain at the back of the ankle. Tenderness behind the bottom tip of the fibula (outer bone in the calf). Worsened pain dancing heel pain