Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that causes inflammation (swelling) to the band of tissue that stretches between the heel and middle part of the foot.


Poor foot posture
Incorrect footwear
Sudden increase intensity of exercise activity
Tight calves

Symptoms & Identification

Pain on the bottom of the heel, or nearby.
Increased pain after exercise (not during).
Pain in the arch of the foot.
Pain that is worse in the morning or when you stand after sitting for a long time.
A swollen heel.
Pain that continues for months.
A tight Achilles tendon.

Care & Treatment

At Home podiatry there are a range of treatments that can help relieve symptoms and reduce flare-ups. The choice of treatment will often depend on the patient’s severity of pain.

For more information on plantar fasciitis, or to have your feet assessed and treated, contact us today to schedule an appointment on 0800 002 5513