Have you every suffered from or currently do suffer from plantar fasciitis?
Well you'll be glad to know that you are not alone. As a podiatrist, this foot pain condition is very commonly seen in practice affecting a variety of people.
Plantar fasciitis is the term used to described an inflammation that occurs in the plantar fascia ; a thick connective tissue that supports the arch of the sole of the foot. Pain may be experienced from the heel to the arch.
There are many different cause for this inflammation to occur. Such as flat feet, level of physical activities, trauma, footwear etc. A thorough biomechanical assessment and medical history from a podiatrist can help improve this condition through: Stretching technique, taping and orthotic prescription to correct your foot posture and provide support of the plantar fascia during its healing process.
Treating plantar fasciitis early improves the chances of healing so book an appointment with your podiatrist to manage this condition.