Joining that group Thursday were Portland's Damian Lillard, who wants to rehabilitate a plantar fascitis
injury; Utah forward Gordon Hayward and San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard.
"For example, as recently as just a few years ago, I would never have used the words 'plantar fascitis
' [heal pain] on our product packaging," Feldman says.
He added: "I had a thing called plantar fascitis
and I But Limerick man Varley returned to form in the 14-3 wiw n over Treviso on T Saturday and is de d lighted to be back.
Painful heels are usually due to plantar fascitis
(some precipitated by bony spurs in the heels), brought on by repeated trauma of weight-bearing and jarring.
Nomar Garciaparra missed 136 games with a wrist injury, Jason Varitek missed 104 games with a broken elbow, John Valentin lost 105 games to plantar fascitis
, and Bret Saberhagen missed the first 101 games of the season recovering from shoulder surgery.
The most common were plantar fascitis
(31% of athletes) and Achilles tendinopathies (24%).
Catron was treated earlier in the season for plantar fascitis
, a strain of the ligament on the bottom of the foot.