The most common cause of heel pain. There are a variety of treatment options to treat this foot ailment. The syndrome of plantar fasciitis/heel spur is one of the most commonly treated conditions we see in the practice. The condition can be intermittent and many times many weeks or months of painful ambulation can occur.
Depending upon the severity, treatments are tailored to the patient’s needs. Many times plantar fasciitis is well controlled in a very short period of time by a few simple treatment modalities. The “gold standard” when it comes to treating chronic plantar fasciitis is the fabrication of custom prescription orthotic devices from your doctor.
Sometimes a short-term course of physical therapy can be a helpful adjunct in resolving the symptoms of and recovery from treatments for plantar fasciitis.