about Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common problem’s we see, successful conservative treatment occur’s in over 98% of the cases. Plantar fasciitis pain is mainly from the mid-arch of the foot to the to the heel bone. Fasciitis is strain on the ligament on the bottom of your foot. The pain from plantar fasciitis is normally from the heel into the arch. It’s worse, first thing in the morning or after driving or setting for a period of time at work or a long lunch. It takes a number of step’s to loosen up the fascia when we start walking.
Successful conservative treatment occur’s in over 98% of the cases
When you first notice symptoms it’s important to start passively stretching your fascia, there are some great video’s on you tube to show you how, also use OTC arch supports, compression foot-arch sleeves and heel cushion’s to reduce pressure on the heel area.
Many times by changing shoes or using a OTC arch support fasciitis and go away over a few weeks. Also stretching and sometimes wearing a night splint can also help. You can also wrap the arch to support it much like people do for a tendinitis of the elbow (tennis elbow). The use of arch compression sleeves can support the fascia also.