The sole of the foot is made up of a thickend sheet of tissue which helps retain structures. This plantar fascia helps shock absorb as well as ensure there is a arch in the foot can become sore and inflamed.
Why do I get it?
Repetitive injuries or microtears in the fascia causes pain – usually at the heel where it inserts into the heel bone.
What can be done by a Podiatrist?
Help ensure an accurate diagnosis by discussing previous history, current lifestyle, physical examination and patterns of pain. Treatment includes stretching plans, insoles as well as acupuncture too.