What Is Plantar Fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes (plantar fascia).
What Causes Plantar Fasciitis?
Wear worn-out shoes with thin soles / high-heels -Flat feet / High arch -Tight Achilles tendons -Unusual walk or foot position
What Are the Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis?
• Symptoms include pain in the bottom of your foot -- at the front or center of the heel bone. You might notice that it’s worse in the morning when you first wake up (“first-step pain”). And it may happen when you’re standing after having sat for a long time.
• You’re also more likely to feel it right after exercise.