Infographic: Facts About Plantar Fasciitis & Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciitis has been found to be the major cause of heel pain.

This condition is the result of microscopic tears and inflammation in the muscles across the band of tissue at the bottom of the foot. The impact on the ligament (plantar fascia) results in swelling and causes burning and stabbing pain in the heel.

Pain associated with plantar fasciitis can last days or years. Early treatment is the most effective way to avoid long-term effects.

Facts About Plantar Fasciitis & Heel Pain

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In this instance, an athlete was originally diagnosed with minor quadriceps muscle strain and was treated for four weeks, with unsatisfactory results. When he came to our clinic, the muscle was not healing, and the patients’ muscle tissue had already begun to atrophy.

Upon examination using MSUS, we discovered that he had a full muscle thickness