Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. Personally, I experienced this in Podiatry school after jumping into a new running program too quickly. It can be a painful condition. Fortunately, in my case, it resolved with a few simple treatments in the matter of several weeks.
What is plantar fasciitis? It is inflammation of a band of tissue, the plantar fascial ligament. This ligament extends from the heel to the toes. It commonly causes a stabbing pain that is worse with the first few steps in the morning. The pain normally decreases with movement but can... Read More