Plantar Fasciitis

 

Plantar Fasciitis

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

According to the Pedorthic Association of Canada, plantar faciitis is the painful swelling of the plantar fascia, the main tendon that supports the foot arch. It is one of the most common causes of foot pain.

Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis:

Telltale symptoms of plantar fasciitis include pain in the heel and through the arches of the foot, which is most prominent in the morning and after sitting or resting for a time.

Who’s at Risk for Plantar Fasciitis?

Individuals who wear footwear that is improperly fitted and promotes a rolling motion of the foot.

Prevention:

Wear supportive, properly fitting footwear to reduce stress on the plantar fascia.

Treatment Options:

Lifestyle and footwear modifications are a starting point, and chiropractic adjustments with Dr. Strong can help to restore function and relieve your foot pain.