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Plantar Fasciitis Or Something Else?

Plantar fasciitis is responsible for a quarter of all foot injuries affecting 10% of the population. Although symptoms may persist for months or even years, the majority of people respond very well with conservative management without the need for surgical intervention. I can speak to this from first-hand experience having dealt with it a few years ago! 

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3 Causes Of Plantar Fasciitis.. Or Are They?

Plantar fasciitis seems like a pretty straightforward condition, right? If “-itis” means inflammation, plantar fasciitis would then translate to inflammation of the plantar fascia. Getting rid of the inflammation should also get rid of the pain on the bottom of the foot. However, it’s not so simple and in fact, recent research has shown the pain isn’t from an inflammatory process

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The Importance of The Plantar Fascia

The plantar fascia is critical for overall functioning of the foot. It’s a thick, fibrous band of connective tissue (like a ligament) that runs from the heel to each of the bones of the toes.

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