Hasewaga et al (2020) assert that 1 in 10 people will develop plantar fasciitis in their review of minimally invasive treatment of plantar fasciitis. The term itself is applied to inflammation and micro-tearing of the plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue running along the arch of your foot, from your toes to your heel.
The plantar fascia becomes a source of pain in trainees who over-pronate or wear flexible, minimalist shoes without the appropriate amount of strength in their foot muscles. The symptoms are pain and tenderness along the arch and heel.
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