What is plantar fasciitis . . .

Plantar fasciitis is a pathology that affects the plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a structure, similar to a ligament, that attaches on the bottom the the heel and connects under the forefoot. Commonly, people will experience pain where the plantar fascia inserts onto the bottom of the heel bone, which is the called the calcaneus. The plantar fascia is primarily responsible for assisting propulsion when walking and running. People with plantar fasciitis will report symptoms such as sharp or stabbing pain, especially when standing after a period of rest. This pain may return at the end of the day, but may feel more achey and dull rather than sharp with the first steps after standing. Th

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