Plantar Fasciitis Complications

By Andrew Heideman PT/ATC

Plantar Fasciitis Complications

Plantar fasciitis – Complications, if left untreated, can result in chronic heel and arch pain and scar tissue.
Pain may cause a change in the way you walk, which can also lead to further complications in your hips, knees, and ankles.  The body certainly has a kinetic chain.  When the foot is painful it can certainly cause problems to the other areas of the lower extremity.  It is important not to ignore this condition and get it properly evaluated.  To learn more about Plantar Fasciitis, go to this Video.
Maintaining proper foot health cannot only alleviate plantar fasciitis pain but can reduce pain throughout the entire lower extremity.
Click here to read and get a better understanding of the structure and anatomy of the foot

Anatomy of the foot and plantar fascia.

Plantar fasciitis medical illustration.

Plantar Fasciitis

 


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