Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

DO YOU SUFFER FROM PLANTAR FASCIITIS?

We often have customers come through complaining of pain related to Plantar Fasciitis, desperate to find a long-term solution.
So, what IS Plantar Fasciitis?
A stabbing pain from the bottom of your foot, near the heel, is typically a good indicator you may be suffering from Plantar Fasciitis. The thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes becomes inflamed, causing discomfort.
What CAUSES Plantar Fasciitis?
The most COMMON CAUSE we see for Plantar Fasciitis is ill-fitted footwear, inactive feet, poor foot health, and tight calves and Achilles.
WHERE is the pain located?
The inflamed tissues runs across the bottom of the foot. Plantar Fasciitis typically causes a stabbing pain under the foot, near the heel.
 
The SYMPTOMS
 
  • Stabbing pain at the bottom of the foot, near the heel.
  • Pain is usually worse in the morning, especially the first few steps of the day.
  • Triggered by long periods of standing.
  • Often worse after exercise but not during.

The TREATMENT
Aside from rest and physical therapy, selecting a pair of properly fitted shoes to encourage the growth of strong, healthy feet. A rehab program for the foot and lower limb may be suggestible in severe cases, and should be conducted by your local medical professional.
If you’ve been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis and are searching for a solution, then we suggest booking in for your FREE foot health assessment with our foot technicians. ​​We aim to provide our customers with all the information they need going forward and assist them on their transition into healthier feet.
If you suspect you are suffering from Plantar Fasciitis then we highly suggest seeing your local health practitioner for a diagnosis.