Plantar fasciitisOverview

overview

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a part of your foot that connects your heel bone to your toes.

symptoms

Symptoms of plantar fasciitis include pain around the heel and arch of your foot. It may be worse in the morning.

treatments_overview

You can usually help plantar fasciitis with things like rest, ice packs and comfortable shoes. A foot specialist can help if it does not get better.

causes

You're more likely to get plantar fasciitis from exercising on hard surfaces, wearing shoes with poor support or being very overweight.

Page last reviewed: 01/04/2019
Next review due: 01/04/2022