Plantar Fasciitis

One of the most common forms of heel pain, plantar fasciitis impacts millions of Americans each year. Plantar fasciitis can start as a mild pain and quickly progress to daily debilitating pain. Dallas Direct Podiatry is experienced and ready to treat your plantar fasciitis.

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More about Plantar Fasciitis.

The first step in the morning or getting up after long periods of rest is typically when is hurts the most. The pain usually decreases with walking as the plantar fascia stretches out. Patient often complain of throbbing at the end of the day.

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that results in the inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot (the plantar fascia), which plays a crucial role in helping your foot maintain its shape, arch, and overall structure.

Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can be a frustrating thing. Signs of plantar fasciitis include:

• Heel pain

• Pain with the first step in the morning

• Pain after long periods of rest

• Pain improves after walking

Treating the Condition

The good new for patients is that plantar fasciitis is usually curable with conservative treatments. 80-90% of patients will not need advanced treatment. In severe and stubborn cases, steroid injections, shockwave therapy, or surgery may be necessary.

Say Goodbye To Plantar Fasciitis

If you’re suffering from foot and ankle conditions, such as plantar fasciitis, in Dallas, we’re excited to be here for you! No matter what stage of plantar fasciitis you may be experience, Dr. Tran is here to help.