Plantar fascia insertion point

How to prevent plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common diagnoses that I see in the clinic. When plantar fasciitis develops, some people can determine what event led to the pain, while others may never know. The plantar fascia band can be under stress for years without pain, and one day the body isn’t able to heal fast enough to avoid the pain. This could be due to something like age, exercise changes or footwear. Some find their pain is short lived and disappear after a few months, while others can be in pain for years. To prevent plantar fasciitis from developing in the first place, there are a few tips to keep your feet healthy!

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Wearing the right shoes for your feet can often be overlooked, but it is one of the more important factors when preventing plantar fasciitis. The right shoes will provide adequate support and shock absorption to prevent stress and s