Category Archives: Heel Pain / Plantar Fasciitis

A chronic inflammation of the plantar fascia, a ligament-like structure that passes from the heel to forefoot. The inflammation is caused by the fascia partially pulling away from the heel. A bone spur-which may or may not cause pain-can also develop here, caused by excessive heel rotation, excessive heel pounding, longitudinal arch weakness, and/or stretched plantar muscles.

Heel Pain/Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue on the sole (bottom surface) of the foot. It is often caused by overuse of the plantar fascia or arch tendon of the foot. It is a very common condition and can be difficult to...
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