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What is plantar fasciitis and how do I know if I have it?

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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Pain

It is inflammation & dysfunction of the soft tissue on the bottom of your foot.
This tissue makes up the tissue support for the arch of the foot. The diagnosis is a made clinically, ie no imaging is usually necessary, that can be made by a qualified medical provider. It typically causes sharp, tearing pain at the bottom of your foot that classically is the worst when you 1st get out of bed.

In brief: Pain

It is inflammation & dysfunction of the soft tissue on the bottom of your foot.
This tissue makes up the tissue support for the arch of the foot. The diagnosis is a made clinically, ie no imaging is usually necessary, that can be made by a qualified medical provider. It typically causes sharp, tearing pain at the bottom of your foot that classically is the worst when you 1st get out of bed.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Plantar heel pain

Plantar fasciitis is pain under heel, usually worst in the morning and after getting up on feet after resting.

In brief: Plantar heel pain

Plantar fasciitis is pain under heel, usually worst in the morning and after getting up on feet after resting.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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