Plantar fasciitis

fasciitPlantar fasciitis (plantar fasciitis) is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the ligament that forms the arch of the foot connecting the heel bone to the toes. People with plantar fasciitis experience pain in the heel and sometimes in the foot.

Several causes can cause plantar fasciitis, or overweight, heavy physical activity, whether work-related or sports activities, inappropriate shoes, flat foot, or any other situation that causes a stretch or inflammation of the plantar fascia.

Don’ts :

  • Overweight
  • Activities causing too intense too pronounced stretching of the plantar fascia
  • Wear flat shoes

Consult your podiatrist, he is a specialist in foot and gait. It consists of podiatric medicine and has the expertise to treat you properly.

The first thing your podiatrist will do is perform a biomechanical analysis of your foot to identify the cause of plantar fasciitis. The podiatrist will treat you to reduce the pain by offering or treatment (s) appropriate (s), including laser treatment, ice, specific exercises, tapping, heel cushions or orthotics custom plantar, anti-inflammatories, etc.

 

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