If you find yourself with unhappy feet, plantar fasciitis might be the reason for the tenderness and pain.
Plantar fasciitis (pronounced PLAN-tur fashee-I-tiss) is the name for one of the most common causes of sharp, stabbing feeling near your heel.
When suffering from plantar fasciitis, people often feel the most discomfort after they wake up. The pain typically decreases as you start moving around in the morning—although it sometimes returns if you spend a considerable amount of time standing around or after you sit for a spell. For some, the condition also flares up right after exercise, too.
Read on to learn the best treatments for plantar fasciitis, how long the chronic condition usually takes to go away, what causes this type of heel pain, and more.Read More