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Oct 2021

Plantar Fasciitis & Heel Spurs

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What is Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spurs? Plantar Fasciitis is classified as an overuse condition which results in inflammation of the plantar fascia that results in tissue fatigue. Plantar Fasciitis is located at the bottom of the foot and this condition can be both very painful and sometimes difficult to treat. Plantar Fasciitis can occur from overtraining, poor techniques, or when running on hard surfaces for long periods of time. People that may have poor biomechanics are overweight or have improper footwear may also be affected. It is the most common cause of foot pain in athletes. Most people are…

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Your foot has multiple ligaments, tiny bones, and bands of tissue throughout it. One such band of tissue that is fibrous and very thick is called the fascia. This thick band of tissue runs from the heel of your foot, all the way to your toes. What is thought to happen, is that over time and as you stand for long house that the ban becomes overly stretched. When stretched too far, tiny tears start to show in the surface…

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