What Is Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis is a chronic inflammation of the "bowstring-like" plantar fascia ligament that stretches underneath the sole. The plantar fascia supports the arch in your foot, acting like a shock-absorber. If tension and stress become too great, small tears can develop in the fascia that become inflamed and irritated.
The main symptoms are:
Pain is usually the worst right after awakening with the first few steps, after long periods of standing, or rising from sitting, and worse after exercise.
What Causes Plantar Fasciitis
What You Can Do To Relieve The Pain
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