Ouch, my heel hurts! What to know about plantar fasciitis

Ouch, my heel hurts! What to know about plantar fasciitis

You wake up, get out of bed and feel a stabbing pain in your heel. Sound familiar? If so, you may be dealing with plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It’s caused by inflammation in the plantar fascia, the thick band of...
What happens after a TIA?

What happens after a TIA?

Did you know that many people experience a warning sign of sorts before having a stroke? It’s true— almost 15 percent of all strokes are preceded by a TIA, what’s often called a “mini-stroke.” So, if you or a loved one have a TIA, what happens next? We often think of...