Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain Update From Mayo Clinic

Foot pain from plantar fasciitis can be truly debilitating; even otherwise healthy and fit people have become crippled by this problem.

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The pain has been described as "walking on glass".

The fascia is connective tissue; "itis" means inflammation, and the term "plantar" means bottom.

Plantar fasciitis is also called an overuse injury.  It is aggravated by overpronation of the foot (which most prople do have), being on one's feet all day, sports activities, poorly constructed footwear, and being overweight.

Here is a great video from the Mayo Clinic:



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