Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes along the bottom of the foot. Is it a common source of heel pain that ranges from mildly uncomfortable to excruciating and unbearable.
Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms
Stabbing pain at bottom of the foot
Pain in heel upon waking and first steps of the day
Worsening heel pain after exercise
Plantar Fasciitis Causes
Lower (lumbar) spine stress caused by lifestyle or injury
Poor sleeping positions
Long periods of standing
Tears in fascia along the arch of the foot
Repetitive stretching of the inflamed fascia
Activities that naturally strain heel (running, dance, etc.)
Flat feet or high arches
Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
Treatments for plantar fasciitis include physical therapy, night splints, orthotics, medications, surgery, and chiropractic care. Chiropractic care focuses on eliminating lumbar spine stress to reduce correlated symptoms and problems with the plantar fascia.
Chiropractor for Plantar Fasciitis
If you are in search of plantar fasciitis therapy, visit our chiropractors at FIX24 Joint Biomechanics. We practice a unique approach to your spinal health based on the principles of engineering of joint biomechanics, nerve function, and organ physiology.
Learn more about our approach by reaching out to our team, today.