Plantar Fasciitis Podiatrist in Washington DC Metro Area

Plantar Fasciitis

What is it?

Plantar Fasciitis is a very common condition resulting in pain under the heel which often radiates into the foot.

The pain is usually worse in the morning and when getting up after sitting.

If the tension is present for a long period of time, the heel bone can grow into the fascia causing a spur to form.

It is no the spur that hurts you, but tearing and tension on the fascia where the spur has formed.

Heel pain can also be caused by:

Do You Have Heel Pain?

If you have heel pain, call today for an appointment at 301-937-5666 or fill out the form on the top right of this page.

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