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Plantar Fasciitis

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point at which it inserts into the heel bone.

Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures. If conservative measures fail, surgery can be performed. The longer the condition is allowed to go untreated, the longer it usually takes to effectively treat the condition.


If You Are Suffering From Plantar Fasciitis, Give Thurber & Thurber Podiatry A Call To See One Of Our Specialists!

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8:30 am | 5:00 pm + evening hours

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