Heel Pad – Sonographic Evaluation of Heel Pad Thickness in a Student Population in Nigeria

Heel Pad – Sonographic Evaluation of Heel Pad Thickness in a Student Population in Nigeria

The heel pad is an important factor in determining stresses observed in healthy and pathologic feet. It constitutes part of the weight bearing and pressure cushioning part of the foot. As a result, it is subject to repeated weight bearing and functions as an efficient shock absorber (Hsu et al, 2008). [Read more…]