Plantar Fasciitis

WHO? Active/ sporty people; in particular running sports Overweight/ Pregnant Flat footed (over-pronated feet) or excessively high arches   WHAT? Plantar Faciitis is an inflammatory condition that is a common cause of pain at the heel of the foot. The plantar fascia is a connective tissue that helps to support the arch of your foot. It runs along the sole your foot from the bottom of your heel bone up to your toes, and is made up of thick collagen fibres.   WHEN? Inflammation of the plantar fascia can occur from numerous causes, the more common being from overuse and/or poor foot [...]

Plantar Fasciitis2016-04-02T07:05:27+08:00

Plantar Fasciitis – The Painful foot!

Plantar Fasciitis Who Runners Jobs which are on your feet all day Middle – older aged when the arch gets weaker Pregnant women Diabetics What Your plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that supports your foot, running from the heel to the toes. The role of the Plantar Fascia is simply to prevent the arch from collapsing. Plantar fasciitis is the fancy term given to inflammation of the arch in your foot. When People who experience plantar fasciitis will generally first notice pain under their heel or in their arch of the foot in the morning or after a period [...]

Plantar Fasciitis – The Painful foot!2015-05-27T22:50:31+08:00