Category Archives: Plantar Fasciitis

What Leads To Painful Heel And The Ways To Successfully Treat It

Overview Plantar fasciitis often occurs in middle-age. It also occurs in people who spend long hours standing on their feet at work, like athletes or soldiers. It can happen in one foot or both feet. It is common in sports … Continue reading

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What Is Plantar Fasciitis

Overview If your first few steps out of bed in the morning cause severe pain in the heel of your foot, you may have plantar fasciitis, an overuse injury that affects the sole of the foot. A diagnosis of plantar … Continue reading

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What Exactly Triggers Plantar Fasciitis

Overview Plantar fasciitis is characterized by stiffness and inflammation of the main fascia (fibrous connective [ligament-like] tissue) on the bottom of the foot. It is occasionally associated with a bone spur on the heel. Occasionally there may be a partial … Continue reading

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