Plantar Fasciitis

feetHeel pain is commonly a result of plantar fasciitis. It occurs when the thick band that connects toes to the heel bone, called the plantar fascia, becomes inflamed across the bottom the foot. it is a common symptom in runners, overweight people, pregnant women, and people who wear shows with inadequate support. It is most common in people age 40-70.

Chiropractors help treat plantar fasciitis through physical therapy and shock wave therapy.

Stretching the plantar fasciitis and applying ice three to four times a day for 15-20 minutes are ways to relieve pain and speed recovery at home. Placing supportive arches in your shoes to absorb shock is another suggested remedy.