Recovery Time For Plantar Fasciitis Surgery

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Definition

Plantar fasciitis is irritation and swelling of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot.


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

The plantar fascia is a very thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. This band of tissue is what creates the arch of the foot. When the fascia is overstretched or overused, it can become inflamed. When the fascia is inflamed, it can be painful and make walking more difficult.

Risk factors for plantar fasciitis include:

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