While women are more than twice as likely to suffer from plantar fasciitis as men, this chronic pain-causing condition can certainly affect anyone of any age. Before living another day with heel pain or foot soreness, see how the team of board-certified podiatrists at Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care can help. With offices located in Edison, Monroe, and Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, you have a clinic nearby to get the plantar fasciitis treatment you need. Book your appointment today either online or over the phone.
With plantar fasciitis, your plantar fascia is regularly inflamed and sore. Your plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissues that stretches from your heel bones to your toes and supports your arches.
Even though your plantar fascia can stretch and absorb shock, with years of wear-and-tear, it can certainly become overly strained. Plantar fasciitis, which can progressively worsen, is often linked to:
Your risk of developing plantar fasciitis further increases if you work in a field that requires you to stand or walk around all day — teachers, postal workers, and factory workers, among others — especially if you wear unsupportive shoes.
You don’t have to manage plantar fasciitis flare-ups on your own, even if they seem minor or infrequent. At Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care, the compassionate podiatrists encourage you to have a plantar fasciitis evaluation if you experience:
The expert podiatrists at Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care perform a comprehensive exam and can even order in-office X-ray or ultrasound imaging to help confirm plantar fasciitis and rule out other conditions.
Once your podiatrist diagnoses you and talks with you about your symptoms, they design your treatment plan. Your plantar fasciitis treatment can include:
In severe cases, surgery may be needed to resolve plantar fasciitis. The highly skilled podiatrists at Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care use minimally invasive surgical techniques to release your plantar fascia, remove heel spurs, or make any other essential repairs necessary to restore your quality of life.
Click on the online scheduler to book your plantar fasciitis evaluation at Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care today. You can also call your most convenient location directly to schedule.