Plantar fasciitis/heel pain syndrome is the most common cause of heel pain, that results from a gradual degeneration of the plantar fascia or sudden trauma. Individuals describe the pain like sharp stabbing or deep aching in the middle of the heel or along the bottom of the foot that happens when walking or standing. Pain arises in the morning after taking the first few steps or after extended periods of sitting/lying down/non-activity.
As the foot relaxes in the evening, the fascia gains new tears in the morning, that stars the painful cycle all over.
Either one heel or both, the condition can become chronic and can be difficult to heal without a combination of conservative treatments.
Plantar fasciitis is commonly seen in middle-aged patients.
We also see it often in those who place a great deal of stress on their feet like:
There are doctors that believe bone spurs are the cause, and surgery is needed. However, bone spurs are not the cause of plantar fasciitis. Surgery will not eliminate the pain but may weaken or even rupture the plantar fascia
Custom orthotics are recommended to keep the foot in proper alignment and reduce stress on the plantar fascia.
Recovery can take time, but rest assured that 90% of patients recover in 6�9 months.
The average American takes around 5 – 6 thousand steps a day. Wearing the right shoe and orthotic is important for the health of your feet and your whole body.
Here is a quick reference guide for choosing shoes that are right for you
Foot problems can affect the overall well-being of the human body. Many health issues which affect the foot can result in poor posture, low back pain, and sciatica. These imbalances can ultimately result in a variety of other health issues. Custom-made foot orthotics can help promote and support overall well-being by relieving foot problems. The following video discusses how many health issues which affect the foot can cause a variety of foot problems, including poor posture, low back pain, and sciatica. Dr. Alex Jimenez is the non-surgical choice for foot problems and other health issues. Dr. Alex Jimenez can help promote and support overall well-being with the use of custom-made foot orthotics and other treatments approaches.
Feet are important. When you consider what your feet go through, taking 8,000 steps over the course of a day, according to the�Illinois Podiatric Medical Association�(IPMA), it�s easy to see how 75 percent of all Americans will have some type of�foot pain�at some point in their lives.�Plantar fasciitis�is a common and very painful foot condition that can become chronic if not treated. It is also a condition that responds very well to chiropractic care.
VasyliMedical Stubborn Plantar Fasciitis or Neural
While�chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for plantar fasciitis�on its own, it is also a very good complement to other treatments for the condition. Patients may use chiropractic in conjunction with physical therapy, massage, and even injections to manage the pain and treat the condition. It can also help with speeding healing and helping to provide better mobility.
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