WHAT IS IT?
Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common heel complaints. The plantar fascia is a thick, weblike connective tissue that connects your heel to the front of your foot. It acts as a shock absorber and supports the arch of your foot, helping you walk. The Plantar Fascia can become inflammed, damaged and/or micro tears to the planter fascia ligament can occur, causing this pain and stiffness at the bottom of your foot or heel.
The causes of plantar fasciitis are unclear although risk factors include:
If you suffer from Plantar Fasciitis or general foot pain, we at Health Associates highly recommend visiting our health professionals (Chiropractor, and/or Podiatry). If you are local to the Loftus area, Health Associates would be more than happy to help you with these issues and answer any questions you may have.
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