What is plantar fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis is irritation of the thick ligamentous material on the bottom of your foot. It can have many causes including:
- Mechanical alignment of the lower body
- “Loose” feet or hypermobile feet
- Poor foot and/or hip strength
- Increased new activity too soon
- Standing on hard surfaces for long periods of time
What are the symptoms of plantar fasciitis?
- Pain with the first step in the morning
- Pain in the heel of the foot
- Pain with long bouts of standing
What to do?
Addressing the cause of the problem is KEY to returning to pre-injury status and preventing it from returning!
PT2Go therapists will conduct a complete evaluation of the foot all the way up to the hips to address anything that can be contributing to the issue. Call us today to fix your plantar fasciitis!
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