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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis: Introduction

Plantar Fasciitis: Inflammation of fascia - plantar aspect (bottom) of foot. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Plantar Fasciitis is available below.

Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

  • Localised pain or tenderness
  • Pain on walking or standing
  • Pain worse in morning
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Plantar Fasciitis: Related Patient Stories

Plantar Fasciitis: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Plantar Fasciitis may include:

  • Cushioned orthotic
  • Peppermint and rosemary oil foot soak
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Alternating cold and hot foot soak
  • Eucalyptus, peppermint and rosemary oil foot soak
  • more treatments »

Plantar Fasciitis: Complications

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Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar Fasciitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Plantar Fasciitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar Fasciitis: Animations

Research about Plantar Fasciitis

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Clinical Trials for Plantar Fasciitis

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Plantar Fasciitis include:

Plantar Fasciitis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Plantar Fasciitis:

Inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot (plantar fascia) causing HEEL pain. The plantar fascia (also called plantar aponeurosis) are bands of fibrous tissue extending from the calcaneal tuberosity to the TOES. The etiology of plantar fasciitis remains controversial but is likely to involve a biomechanical imbalance. Though often presenting along with HEEL SPUR, they do not appear to be causally related. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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