Feet are the base of a person. If the base is not stable enough, the upper part of the body would also be affected. Plantar fasciitis is related to overuse and overloading of lower limbs.
Overweight; wear high-heeled shoes; flat feet; prolonged walking are common causes of plantar fasciitis.
Soreness over heel, then progress to sharp pain, especially at the first touch to the ground after waking up from the bed. Pain would decrease after a short stroll. However, pain would aggravate again after prolonged walking.
Symptoms persist and eventually develop to osteophytes growth at the heel. Pain would disturb the biomechanics of the whole lower limb and cause back, hip, knee and ankle pain.
Insoles: suitable insoles can help correct the biomechanics of the feet.
Spine and Physiotherapy adjustment: focus on the sole, release the muscle tension and promote blood circulation.
Exercise therapy: feet muscles strengthening exercise together with a proper posture, damage to the feet can be minimized.
Physiotherapy: ultrasound, interferential therapy, etc. are used to promote the blood circulation and relieve inflammatory responses.