Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis   Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis is a very common foot pain encountered by our fully qualified chiropodists / podiatrists. Our clients often complain of pain in their “heel bone” and describe the foot pain as being “like I have been stabbed in the heel with a knife” or that “the pain is often worse first thing in the morning” or “after I sit for a while” Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis is caused by an excessive strain on the plantar fascia (strong elastic tissue that runs under the arch of your foot). The strain mainly occurs at the attachment of the fascia to your heel bone (Calcaneum), however, this type of foot pain can be experienced anywhere along your foot arch. Common causes of heel pain are; injury to the area, excessive weight, poor...

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