Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and describes the irritation or degeneration of a thick ligament that attaches from the bottom of your heel and spans out like a fan to your toes, called plantar fascia.
During your examination, your podiatrist will look for: limited upward mobility of the ankle, an area in the front of your heel bone where the greatest tenderness occurs (on the bottom of the foot), a high arch or pain that worsens when you flex your foot.
Plantar Fasciitis will most likely present pain at the bottom of the heel and can advance into the arch. You might also experience the following:
Depending on the severity of your symptoms, treatment may include:
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