Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia on the bottom of the foot. The result is a painful condition, sending sharp pains along the arch of the foot. It’s a pain that worsens at the end of the day, and with prolonged standing.
There are several conditions that can mimic the symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis, so it is important to get an accurate diagnosis. Focus Registered Physiotherapists start every personalized treatment program with a thorough assessment of symptoms, lifestyle factors, medical records and test results to ensure the most appropriate treatment and a speedy recovery.
Treatment is likely to include the use of equipment as well as techniques to reduce pain and swelling, along with manual therapy, exercises and stretches to reduce scar-tissue formation and help you heal. It could be that we also recommend inserts or custom orthotics to prevent re-injury.