Is my Heel Pain Plantar Fasciitis?

Is my Heel Pain Plantar Fasciitis? There can be many reasons why people develop heel pain. In our clinic at Complete Feet we treat all different types of heel pain such as calcaneus stress fractures, heel spurs, fat pad degeneration and plantar fasciitis. All these...

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Stretching for Plantar Fasciitis

Why do Stretching for Plantar Fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of tissue that attaches from the medial (inner side of the heel) to the front of the foot. It can be almost seen like a ligament that gives the long arch of the foot support and...

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Plantar fasciitis- Is it a Heel Spur?

Do You Know if you Have Plantar Fasciitis or a heel Spur? Many people in Australia suffer from Plantar Heel pain, especially when rising from bed in the morning or after standing after a period of rest. There is much confusion surrounding the difference between...

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Plantar Faciitis- Causes & Cures

Plantar Fasciitis can happen to anyone mostly middle aged people, but even children aren’t exempt. The most common victims of Plantar Fasciitis are soldiers, athletes, mall personnel like security guards and sales clerks who are required to stand all day. Plantar...

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Looking For Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis?

DEFINITION: The plantar fascia1 is a tough fibrous ligament on the sole (arch) of the foot. It extends from the calcaneum (heel) to the metatarsal heads (toes) and acts to maintain the arch of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is the term used to describe inflammation of...

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Anatomy of Plantar Fasciitis

Anatomy of Plantar Fasciitis Risk Certain sports. Activities that place a lot of stress on the heel bone and attached tissue, i.e. running, dance and aerobics. Flat-footed or high arches. People with flat feet may have reduced shock absorption, increasing strain on...

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