plantar fasciitis

9 Not so Common Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is an injury to connective tissue on the bottom of the foot.  The plantar fascia (PF) runs from the inside side of the bottom of the heel, and extends down the length of the foot connecting to the toes.  The PF supports the arch of the foot, especially from just before your foot comes off the ground during walking. Inflammation of this tissue is called plantar fasciitis and most people typically have pain on

3 things to do for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis What is it? The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue (ligament) that connects your heel bone to your toes and supports the arch of your foot. If you strain your plantar fascia, it can get weak, swollen, tender and inflamed. Pain is presented on the heel and bottom of the foot and usually occurs when standing or walking. Plantar fasciitis is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch and repeated strain or activity can cause

Physical Therapy in Weaverville

Physical Therapy In Weaverville Revolutionary pain relief treatments that work immediately are available only at Physio Physical Therapy and Wellness which proudly serves Weaverville, NC. You will love that it is gentle and very affordable, whether you have insurance or not. Physical Therapy in Weaverville is not the same at every clinic. The Physio team are caring, compassionate and they are the best at what they do. The programs being offered here

ASTYM – What is Astym and How Does it Work?

What is Astym?  Astym treatment is a physical therapy treatment that regenerates healthy soft tissues (muscles, tendons, etc.), and eliminates or reduces unwanted scar tissue that may be causing pain or movement restrictions. Astym treatment is highly effective for restoring movement and reducing pain from soft tissue injury/dysfunction, and Astym even works when other approaches routinely fail.  One of the main reasons for this is that Astym was designed to target the underlying cause of many soft tissue problems, rather than just trying to relieve symptoms. Here are some of

Plantar Fasciitis, What is it?

Plantar Fasciitis – What is it? Plantar fasciitis is a chronic inflammation of the plantar aponeurosis. This a band of tissue that attaches from the heel of the foot to the forefoot (just before the toes). The plantar fascia provides support to the muscles and ligaments that support the arch. Repetitive stress to this area can also cause heel spurs to develop in this area. Plantar Fasciitis What causes it? Plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia is stretched irregularly and causes micro-tears,

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