Category Archives: Plantar Fasciitis

What Triggers Painful Heel And How To End It

Overview Do you have sharp, stabbing, and/or aching pain on the bottom of your heel or arch? Is the pain more severe when you first get up in the morning or when you first start walking after rest? If this … Continue reading

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What Exactly Causes Heel Pain

Overview Plantar fasciitis is sometimes mixed up with a heel spur although they are not the same. A heel spur is a calcium deposit that occurs where the plantar fascia is attached to the heel bone (calcaneus). In many cases … Continue reading

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What Leads To Pain At The Heel To Flare Up

Overview A common condition that affects people of all ages. Symptoms include heel pain that is worse upon arising in the morning or standing after prolonged sitting. The pain is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, the ligament that … Continue reading

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What Is Plantar Fasciitis

Overview Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common sources of heel pain. Your plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue originating on the bottom surface of the calcaneus (heel bone) and extending along the sole of … Continue reading

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