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All Plantar Fasciitis Articles

Introduction Infracalcaneal heel pain is a common podiatric condition presenting as plantar fasciitis, an acute inflammation of the plantar fascial band. Plantar fasciitis is caused by mechanical overload and excessive strain on the plantar fascia secondary to pronation, a high arched foot, and equinus.
The high prevalence of painful diseases that occur below the knee clearly calls on all of us to invite the podiatrists in our communities to be members of our teams.
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain presenting to the family practitioner, podiatrist, and orthopedist. Learn how to effectively treat this condition.
Chronic heel pain can be extremely complex and debilitating. Very subtle, and some not so subtle, lower extremity biomechanical compensations frequently occur resulting in symptom complexes that can be extensive and difficult to treat and not isolated to the heel. These multi-factorial pain syndromes can be confusing to the practitioner in the initial diagnosis and work up of the patient.
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