The plantar fascia is strong connective tissue that runs along the underside of your foot, with its function to maintain the medial arch of your foot, by connecting the heel bone to your toes. Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of this connective tissue, normally at the attachment of the heel bone, as a result of overuse. Symptoms of plantar fasciitis includes pain under the heel which is worse first thing in the morning, and pain during the first few steps after prolonged sitting.
Common treatment of plantar fasciitis includes:
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Dr Raj Subbu, a Cardiff Medical School graduate, specialises in Sports and Exercise Medicine, focusing on musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries and concussion. As the Lead Club Doctor for Saracens Rugby Club, he holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine and Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Injection Therapy and Interventions.
Jonathan, Lead Physiotherapist at Private GP Services, excels in musculoskeletal injuries and sports rehabilitation, especially lower limb pathologies. With eleven years at Saracens rugby club and experience in private practice and elite sports consultations, he brings expertise to the St Albans clinic.