What is Plantar Fasciitis?
Plantar fasciits is characterised by pain underneath the heel. Pain is often worse first thing in the morning or after long periods of inactivity (eg. Driving, sitting at a desk) but will initially ease during activity. As the condition worsens pain occurs more frequently and during activity as well as before or afterwards.
Why do I have it?
Poor biomechanics (flat feet or very high arches, both of which overstretch and strain the plantar fascia)
Footwear with little/no support
Prolonged standing (eg. ...
Do you have pain in the back, leg, hip, knee or foot?
This could be due to poor biomechanics.
Over the next 12 weeks our lower limb specialist Lucy Thomas will give you an insight into why you may be getting these injuries, and what physiotherapy can do to help…
What is ‘Biomechanics’?
Biomechanics is the study of motion. The study of biomechanics is important in determining what causes injuries and how we can prevent them re-occurring. It is important that we not only treat ...