PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Plantar Fasciitis/heel spur is a common overuse injury. The classic symptoms are pain at the bottom and side of the heel usually present during the first few steps you take in the morning. It tends to ease until the next time you rest sit or drive and returns when you stand on your feet again. If left untreated this pain can become constant, even hurting at rest. For many this pain can become so severe that it interferes with their daily work and leisure activities.

Symptoms may include:

  • pain on the bottom of the foot near the heel
  • pain on getting out of bed in the morning and after sitting for long periods of
  • greater pain after(not during) exercise or activity
  • numbing of the heel and bottom of foot