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Plantar Fasciitis Causes, Symptoms and Treatment at AMI Clinic Bedford

Plantar fasciitisis one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is mainly caused by inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot and connects the heel bone to the toes.
The pain most often occurs when pressure is placed upon the heel after an extended period of non-weight bearing e.g. first thing in the morning or sitting to standing. The pain typically decreases after movement e.g. after a few steps.

Common causes plantar fasciitis:

  • Poor cushioning or poor arch support in your shoes
  • Tightness in calf muscle
  • Poor foot posture
  • Standing on hard surfaces for long periods of time

Common symptoms of plantar fasciitis:

  • Pain or tenderness in the heel or arch of the foot
  • Pain with initial steps in the morning or after a period of rest
  • Pain with sudden stretching of the sole of the foot
  • Pain with prolonged standing or when wearing flat or unsupportive footwear 

If you are suffering with plantar fasciitis and are interested in how chiropractic treatment can help you then call and make an appointment today with our chiropractor and visit the AMI Clinic near Kempston in Bedford, Bedfordshire.

Please contact us on 01234 307565 or email us on info@amiclinics.co.uk

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