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Plantar Fasciitis symptoms and solutions

Posted by Jim Leuty on

Plantar Fasciitis is a condition characterized by pain in the heel and arch of the foot, plantar fasciitis affects the plantar fascia, the thick tissue that sits across the bottom of the foot and is responsible for connecting the bone of the heel to the toes. This vital tissue is susceptible to strain, being overworked, underused and everything in between, which can contribute to the condition of plantar fasciitis where the tissue becomes swollen. When your feet are healthy and your plantar fascia tissue is not inflamed or under stress, the tissue normally behaves like a shock-absorbing string that helps to...

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Nonsurgical Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Alex Stiehl on

Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis from a doctor typically comes in the form of using a heel insert, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories which can be useful for the swelling and pain. They may also recommend that you consider surgery which, along with the resulting follow-up, can be quite expensive. Before considering surgery, you should consider other treatment options for at least a while. If under a doctors care, they may even encourage you to try other treatments for up to 12 months. If you are an athlete or highly active, there are a few things you can consider doing to encourage the...

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