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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Posted on Sep 03, 2020 You wake to your alarm, the sun through your bedroom windows. A brand new day. You swing out of bed, plant your feet to stand up, and a sudden stabbing pain near your heel convinces you to sit back down. Runners know it all too well. Hikers have hobbled the last few miles to the trailhead because of it. In fact, researchers at Harvard found that it’s one of the most common reasons for heel and foot pain among adults. Plantar Fasciitis. The inflammation of the thick band of tissue (called the fascia) at the bottom of your foot that runs from your heel to your toes and supports the arch of your foot. It occurs...

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