Heel Pain and Shockwave
The Foot Centre servicing Wangaratta, Myrtleford and Benalla
The most effective solution to Plantar Fasciitis is to treat the cause of the problem i.e. by correcting abnormal foot mechanics with orthotic insoles.
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition, it is caused by excessive strain on the plantar fascia (thick band of tissue that runs under the arch of the foot). Strain mostly occurs around its attachment site in the heel. Some common causes can be:
- Acute injury
- Excessive weight
- Poor foot function or excess foot pronation
- Poor footwear