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Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis (sometimes called “policeman’s heel”) is the most common cause of heel pain. The fascia (a thin sheath of fibrous tissue enclosing a muscle) connects the tissue that connects your heel bone to the toes and supports the arch of your foot.

Symptoms of plantar fasciitis can come from:

  • Walking
  • Climbing stairs
  • Being on the bed
  • Standing/sitting for long periods of time

There are many causes of Plantar Fasciitis, such as an increase in walking, running or physical activities, flat feet, or over pronation or poor arch support.

Plantar Fasciitis Remedies

There are a good number of treatment options and no one option works best for everyone. Icing the area, reducing physical activities such as running and frequent calf stretching are common suggestions. Most medical doctors recommend a steroid shot. This may alleviate pain for a certain time period, but this is not a permanent solution.

How can Dr. Timothy Luke help with your Plantar Fasciitis?

Dr. Luke help break up the inflammation by utilizing soft tissue therapies. If the cause is collapsed arches or flat feet then custom orthotics may be the best solution. He will not only be treating the pain, but the underlying structural problem. This will allow for proper healing and the prevention of future problems.

Simply call (808) 772-8284 today to find relief naturally with Honolulu’s Top Upper Cervical Chiropractor.

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