Tips for Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)

Plantar (sole/bottom) Fasciitis (it is = inflammation) is a real pain - literally! Worth noting before we start that not all heel pain is a cause of your plantar fascia so it is worth seeing a Podiatrist for a diagnosis first. So what the heck is it? Your plantar fascia is a tough fibrous band that attaches your heel to your toes. People will generally complain of intense pain around the heel on rising in the morning or after sitting for periods of time. Why? You have been resting and the plantar fascia is also in a rested state. The minute your get onto your feet the fascia is stressed and will give rise to pain at its insertion point, the heel. Tips 1. Avoid barefoot walking at all tim

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