Plantar fasciitis is a very common cause of inferior heel pain that can be triggered and aggravated by prolonged standing, walking, running and obesity, among other factors. Plantar fasciitis is common in runners but can also affect sedentary people. 

With proper treatment, 80% of patients with plantar fasciitis improve within 12 months. Patients usually presents with gradual onset of pain over the medial side of the plantar heel that is most noticeable when taking the first few steps in the morning. The pain may get better after a short period of walking, but returns when performing activities that include weight bearing.

 What to do ? 

  • Evaluation by PT or Chiro 
  • Activity modification
  • Ice Massage Ultrasound
  • Orthotics or Night splints 
  • Manual Therapy