Planter Fascitis Treatment

Planter Fascitis Treatment is due to Repeated sustained stress of weight bearing during walking, running, climbing etc. over a number of months causes trauma to the planter fascia which results in inflammation and Pain in heel and sole of foot.

Causes

  • High Arch and Flat Foot
  • Overweight
  • Prolonged Standing
  • Repetitive over-stretching
  • Tight calf muscles

 

Sign And Symptoms

  • Pain on the bottom of the foot near the heel
  • Greater pain after exercise or activity
  • Pain with the first few steps after getting out of bed in the morning, or after a long period of rest, such as after a long car ride

 

Physiotherapy Measures
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Reduces spasm
  • Improves pain through advanced modalities
  • Reduces tightness
  • Increases strength resisted ¬†exercises
  • Taping technique
  • Laser therapy and ultrasound for instant pain relief