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Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis


The Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fasciitis problem may occur due to the overstretching of ligaments holding the bones together in the sole of your feet. In such situations, the fibers of these ligaments may stretch or tear too far. Due to the overstretching of these ligaments in foot joints, you will feel inflammation and chronic pain.

What is plantar fasciitis?

The sole of your feet is considered as the plantar area. In your feet, a fibrous and thick band of Fascia reaches from the heel to toes. These tissues work to provide support to the arch and muscles of your feet. Due to overstretching, there may occur tiny tears in the surface of these tissues. Due to this tear, you will feel the problem of inflammation and pain.

This problem can be caused due to various reasons in your feet. In the most common situations, if there is repetitive strain injury in the ligament of the foot sole, this problem can be caused due to it. This kind of strain injury may be caused due to excessive walking, running, jumping or many other reasons. Some kinds of certain diseases can also cause the problem of plantar fasciitis. The diseases like Ankylosing Spondylitis and reactive arthritis can cause planter facilities in the patients.

Symptoms and signs

In this situation, you will find the following signs and symptoms in your foot:

  • In plantar fasciitis, you will feel tenderness and chronic pain in the bottom of your foot.
  • It can affect the complete sole of your foot and can cause tenderness towards the heel.
  • Redness, warmth and swelling in the heel area of the foot.
  • You will find it difficult to walk or run due to pain.
  • Sensitivity over stiffness in the bottom of the foot in the morning or after a long time rest.
  • Difficulty in walking barefoot on the hard surface.

When should you get Physical Therapy of Plantar Fasciitis

If you feel all these kinds of signs and symptoms in the sole of your feet, you should find the Physiotherapy with the best physical therapist for plantar fasciitis in Noida. When you will visit the physical therapist for treatment of this health condition, he will examine the condition of your feet. They will examine the tenderness in the sole of your foot. They may also use a treatment like an ultrasonic & leaser (class-IV) and SWT at Dr. Aggarwal Physio Centres Noida & Greater Noida West for the plantar fasciitis.

Prognosis and healing time

After the examination, you may find the services of a good physiotherapist at home for plantar fasciitis treatment. First of all, they will try to reduce the inflammation and reduce the pain in the sole of your feet with ultrasonic, leaser (class-IV) and SWT. Ice massage can also help to reduce the inflammation and pain. When you choose the services of a good physiotherapist like Dr. Amit Aggarwal (PT) at Sector-48 and 33 Noida & Greater Noida West or nearby areas, they will help in the treatment of plantar fasciitis with stretching exercises.