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Understanding Plantar Fasciitis

Are you suffering from plantar fasciitis? This common foot condition is known for causing heel pain throughout the day, starting with the first step you take in the morning. Learning about plantar fasciitis can help you understand this condition as well as the importance of scheduling regular visits with a Houston area podiatrist .

As you will see in this video, plantar fasciitis is a result of degeneration of the plantar fascia. This long ligament in found in the bottom of the foot and suffers from tears and inflammation over time. Eventually, the degeneration causes heel pain that can feel like a dull ache, sharp dagger, stone bruise, or deep throbbing.

Learn more about plantar fasciitis and how to treat it by meeting with a foot specialist at your earliest convenience.