Advanced Rheumatology Center

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain.  The pain derives from inflammation of a thick band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, which runs across the bottom of the foot connecting the heel bone to the toes.

Treatment with prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as physical therapy, can help those suffering with plantar fasciitis recover in a short period of time. Rheumatologic intervention may also be needed.

For more information, please visit the Mayo Clinic.

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