Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning, taken three steps across the floor and suddenly felt like someone had smashed your heel with a hammer while you were sleeping? You might have plantar fasciitis, something that, as a podiatrist, I see a lot of in my Westchester Health practice.
Plantar fasciitis is an extremely painful condition caused by inflammation of the thick tissue, or fascia, that run along the bottom of the foot. Who gets it? Typically, long distance runners, people with low arches who run in shoes without proper arch support, and those with a muscular imbalance in the hips or pelvis which places more […]
Have you ever felt like someone was hammering nails into your heel? You might have plantar fasciitis, or jogger’s heel, one of the most common causes of heel pain, says John Viscovich, DPM, MBA, FACFAS, a podiatrist with Westchester Health.