What is Plantar Fasciitis?
Even if you’ve never heard of the term “plantar fasciitis,” chances are that you’ve experienced it. According to some estimates, this common condition affects 1 in 10 individuals in the US.
So what is plantar fasciitis, exactly?
Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia—tissue that connects your heel to your toes. The plantar fascia is important, as it helps stabilize the foot and give extra support to the arch.
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