Plantar fasciitis is a condition where the plantar fascia which is a muscle under foot gets inflamed and it causes pain and walking difficulties due to pain.
Causes are tight plantar fascia, flat foot, improper footwear, injury to plantar fascia due to excessive running or jumping, sudden changes in physical training.
Pain on the heel or sole, difficulty in walking, limping.
Physiotherapist assesses your condition and decides which physiotherapy techniques to use to ease the pain. Shockwave is one of the effective treatments for plantar fasciitis depending on the condition. Home exercise program is also a very crucial part of the recovery process. In some cases, Orthotics also plays a big role in the management of plantar fasciitis.