Plantar Fasciitis

Definition of Plantar Fasciitis:

Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammation caused by excessive stretching of the plantar fascia, which can also lead to heel pain, arch pain and heel spurs.

Topics Related to Plantar Fasciitis

Heel Pain

...the condition
“...Incidence; Causes and Development: Plantar fasciitis occurs in both men and women, but is more common in women...”
...recommendation Prolotherapy
Plantar fasciitis is one of the many ligament problems that respond well to prolotherapy treatments...”
...recommendation Physical Supports and Devices
“...If you have usually high arches, which can also lead to plantar fasciitis, cushion the heel and use shock-absorbing footwear...”
...recommendation Conventional Drug Avoidance
“Cortisone injections should be avoided in the initial treatment of plantar fasciitis; they should be suggested only as supplemental treatment in patients who have resistant chronic plantar fasciitis after achieving adequate biomechanical control...”
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Heel Spurs

...related topic
“Also known as Plantar Fasciitis...”

Hot Applications (Thermotherapy)

...as a treatment
“... plantar fasciitis); Tendonitis...”
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