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Fix That Pain In The Heel!

What is plantar fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis is a term given for the painful and inflamed flat tissue (also known as the plantar fascia or plantar aponeurosis) that connects your heelx bone to your toes. The fascia acts as a shock absorber and supports the arch of the foot. With plantar fasciitis, there is an excessive strain placed on the fascia. This excessive strain causes tiny tears in the plantar fascia exceeding the body’s capacity to recover, resulting in inflammation. In turn, this causes weakness, irritation, swelling and pain along the plantar fascia, especially in weight-bearing activities.
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