Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot-related injuries amongst athletes in Frisco. And it isn’t something you’ll be able to ignore, as it can send a sharp pain through your foot when it flares up. If you have plantar fasciitis, you may notice that nothing short of sitting down can ease your pain. Walking, running and even…(more)

If you’re one of the many Frisco area men and women who exercise frequently and lead a healthy lifestyle, you know there’s nothing much more frustrating than suffering from an injury that leaves you on the sidelines and unable to do your regular workout routine. Plantar fasciitis is one of those injuries that is most common in runners and…(more)

The million dollar question every Frisco patient with plantar fasciitis asks is how they can get back to normal quickly. The truth is plantar fasciitis should go away on its own, but the length of time it takes for the feet to feel normal depends on the individual. Most people aren’t physically able to do intense exercising like they…(more)

People in Frisco who experience discomfort in the heel area of their foot, and possibly even in the arch of their foot, may have plantar fasciitis. This condition is very common and affects many people, no matter how little or how much physical activity they do. Most of the time people with plantar fasciitis can’t pinpoint any particular activity…(more)

Ladies in Frisco who have developed plantar fasciitis often have a common question: did my high heels cause me to have plantar fasciitis? The truth is wearing high heels can play a significant role in the development of plantar fasciitis. While it may not be the only reason, it’s likely a contributing factor for people who wear them often….(more)

When people in Frisco develop plantar fasciitis, their normal lifestyle may be altered. Sometimes the first few steps after getting out of bed in the morning are difficult due to the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, but many times those symptoms will go away after a couple of minutes of walking. One concern patients have is whether their plantar fasciitis…(more)

For people into fitness and exercising, developing plantar fasciitis can be a big disappointment. Sometimes the symptoms can be worked through, but if the condition doesn’t get treated right away, it can slowly worsen. Preventing plantar fasciitis is possible by being conscious of the steps taken while exercising, stretching appropriately and improving biomechanics. People in Frisco can take small…(more)

People with plantar fasciitis may experience varying levels of discomfort throughout the day. Whether the day consists of being on the feet or sitting at a desk all day, the symptoms of plantar fasciitis will be present. The good news is there are simple ways Frisco patients can reduce these symptoms without altering their daily routine too much. Here…(more)

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful foot condition that slowly develops over time.  After an extended period, the tissue supporting the arch on the bottom of your foot – which is called the Plantar Fascia and connects the bone in your heal to the front of your foot – can become weak, swollen, inflamed and irritated. For Frisco patients, this…(more)

The plantar fascia is the ligament connecting your toes to your heel bone. It spans across the arches of your feet for support when you walk. Straining this ligament, can cause plantar fasciitis which often presents as: Severe pain on your heel or at the bottom of your foot first thing in the morning or after sitting for a…(more)