What is Plantar Fasciitis

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 Pedorthist discusses plantar fasciitis and orthotics.

 Pedorthist discusses plantar fasciitis and orthotics.

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Featuring Mike Neugebauer, C.Ped (C), Pedorthist

Presenter: Mr. Mike Neugebauer, Pedorthist, Langley, BC

Local Practitioners: Pedorthist

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Foot and Ankle Injuries

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Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot called the plantar fascia.

Explanation:

Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot called the plantar fascia.

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Plantar fasciitis is caused by the inflammation and irritation of the fascia by either blunt trauma, repetitive stress or increased activity or weight gain.

Explanation:

Plantar fasciitis is caused by the inflammation and irritation of the fascia by either blunt trauma, repetitive stress or increased activity or weight gain.

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Patients should be treated by a family physician when they have plantar fasciitis.

Explanation:

Patients should go to a family physician who will then refer on to a Pedorthist for treatment of plantar fasciitis.

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A Pedorthist may prescribe custom or over the counter foot orthotics or splints that are worn at night.

Explanation:

A Pedorthist may prescribe custom or over the counter foot orthotics or splints that are worn at night.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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