Plantar Fasciitis Overview

By Andrew Heideman, PT/ATC

Plantar Fasciitis Overview

Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the plantar fascia. This thick band of connective tissue travels across the bottom of the foot between the toes and the heel. It supports the foot’s natural arch. It stretches and becomes taut whenever the foot bears weight.  This video will explain the anatomy of the Plantar Fascia.  If you want to learn more about Plantar Fasciitis, go to: https://www.joionline.net/trending/content/best-treatment-plantar-fascia-tear.

If you want to schedule an appointment with an Orthopedic Foot Specialist, please call JOI-2000 or schedule online by clicking the flier at the bottom of the page.

Anatomy of the foot and plantar fascia.

Plantar fasciitis medical illustration.

Where is Telemedicine Frequently Used?

All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time, we can still provide orthopaedic Telehealth services for you; they can even give you an overview of plantar fasciitis. Through the download of the free Zoom app on the your phone, tablet or laptop. Our physicians and Telehealth for Physical Therapy can evaluate you and provide the care you need.

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.

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By: Andrew Heideman, PT/ATC


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