Is a common injury that causes heel and sole of the foot pain. It is inflammation of the fibrous sheath that runs under the foot, the aim of the plantar fascia is to act as a lever to push off in toe off during walking or running. It is usually an overuse injury characterised by pain on first step in the morning.
Signs & symptoms:
- Heel pain on first step in the morning
- Pain in the sole of the foot
The aim of physiotherapy is to reduce the strain using relative rest and addressing the aggravating activities or faulty biomechanics.