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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is among the leading causes of heel pain. Many people complain of dull or stabbing pain when they have plantar fasciitis. To find out how you can get relief from plantar fasciitis, visit Core Chiropractic and Rehabilitation in Woodbridge, CT. With safe and effective chiropractic techniques, we can provide you with a long-term solution for your pain and help you get back on your feet again. 

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Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

The most common symptom of plantar fasciitis is pain at the bottom part of the heel. However, the pain can be felt on the bottom part of the midfoot. Plantar fasciitis pain is usually at its peak when you first wake up and start walking or after lying down for a long time. Other symptoms include:

  • Pain that lasts for several days
  • Swollen heel
  • Heel pain after exercising

Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

There are some factors that increase the chances of a person developing plantar fasciitis. These include:

  • Age - If you are between 40-60 years old, you are at more risk of developing plantar fasciitis
  • Obesity - The extra weight puts more stress on the feet, increasing the risk of developing plantar fasciitis
  • Exercise and sports - Some exercises can put a lot of stress on the heel, causing plantar fasciitis

Complications

If you don’t seek prompt treatment for plantar fasciitis from a professional sports chiropractor, you risk developing chronic pain that prevents you from walking and performing your daily activities. That’s why it’s important to seek treatment immediately if you feel significant heel pain instead of waiting until it worsens.

Chiropractic Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

Chiropractic care can naturally alleviate pain or discomfort caused by plantar fasciitis. Before treatment, our chiropractor performs a physical assessment of your foot to determine the root cause of your symptoms. We will also ask you questions regarding the condition, such as when the pain started and how often you feel it. From there, our chiropractor can create a treatment plan that’s personalized for your unique needs.

We often perform various hands-on adjustments to alleviate pressure on the feet. Our sports chiropractor may also perform stretches on the feet and advise you on the right posture to help you feel better and prevent you from developing plantar fasciitis in the future. Our chiropractic care will help treat your plantar fasciitis without requiring medications or invasive procedures.

Visit Core Chiropractic and Rehabilitation in Woodbridge, CT, for Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Don’t live with pain that prevents you from fully participating in daily activities. Core Chiropractic and Rehabilitation in Woodbridge is here to help you get relief from pain caused by plantar fasciitis. We use safe and non-invasive techniques to help you feel better. Call us at (203) 850-6644 to book an appointment.

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