Do I have plantar fasciitis or spurs? Diagnosing and treating heel pain.

Do you experience pain in the bottom of your foot and heel area? This can be incredibly frustrating and prevent you from doing even the simplest things, like getting out of bed in the morning without wincing—let alone making it through a full day at work! According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, you’re…

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Plantar Fasciitis—A Pain in the Foot

Most heel pain is due to a condition called plantar fasciitis, inflammation and/or degeneration of the plantar fascia, a thick connective tissue running from the heel bone to the ball of the foot that helps maintain the arch of the foot and transmits your weight across the foot as you walk or run. Typically, symptoms…

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