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Even though Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel
pain, there are many other causes, so getting the correct diagnoses of heel
pain will greatly increase your chances of receiving the correct treatment
to resolve the issue.
Plantar Fasciitis results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot that is
usually most severe with the first steps of the day or following a period
Pain is also frequently brought on by bending the foot and toes up towards
When Plantar Fasciitis occurs, the pain is typically sharp and usually unilateral. Heel pain is worsened by bearing weight on the heel after long periods of rest. Individuals with Plantar Fasciitis often report their symptoms are most intense during their first steps after getting out of bed or after prolonged periods of sitting. Improvement of symptoms is usually seen with continued walking.