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Is that just a pain? All about Plantar Fascia

About


An inflammation of the band of tissues extending from the heel to the toes. Heel pain results because of tissue irritation and inflammation.


“10% percent of people in the United States may present with heel pain over the course of their lives, with 83% of these patients being active working adults between the ages of 25 and 65 years old.


- Self-diagnosable
- Can be treated by a medical professional
- Lab tests rarely required
- Can be long-term



The largest bone in the foot is a Heal. Too much pressure on the foot, strains, sprains, fractures, reactive arthritis are the common causes of leg and heel pain.


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Symptoms


Pain under the heel or just behind it. It increases depending upon the severity.


Treatment


Self-care
- Rest as much as possible.
- Ice applied on heel for 10 to 15 minutes can give relief.
- Wear shoes that fit properly.
- Stretch your muscles before exercising.
- Pace yourself during physical activity.
- Maintain a healthy weight.


Medical intervention


Anti-inflammatory drugs are usually prescribed. Using special footwear devices and physiotherapy gives relief.
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