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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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Anti-Inflammatory Eating

Inflammation is your body’s way of protecting itself.  However, it can sometimes have a negative effect if not managed correctly.  Signs of acute inflammation include redness, pain, heat and swelling.  A good example of this is a sprained ankle.  We manage these episodes of inflammation to promote proper healing.  Inflammation can also affect our body’s normal physiology if it becomes chronic.  This inflammation is often ignored, as it occurs without any noticeable symptoms initially.
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