Plantar Fasciitis - How can physio help?
Your plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue originating on the bottom surface of the calcaneus (heel bone) and extending along the sole of the foot towards the toes.
Your plantar fascia acts as a passive limitation to the over flattening of you arch. As the plantar fascia develops micro tears or becomes inflamed it is known as plantar fasciitis.
What Causes Plantar Fasciitis?
There are two valid mechanisms which contribute to its occurrence.
Compression plantar fasciitis ...