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
“...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.  There are no visible signs, but symptoms include severe pain on the bottom of the heel after rest (rising from bed or sitting); pulling your 'toes towards your nose' causes pain...”

Hot Applications (Thermotherapy) a treatment
“...Other types of joint pain, including many forms of ... Foot pain (e.g., plantar fasciitis)...”
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