The feet support the body and help you move around the world as you please. Injury and illness can leave your feet aching and cramping with every step. If you rely on your ability to stand, walk, and run to keep up with your family, don’t let a problem like plantar fasciitis slow you down. Irritation and other symptoms make it hard to get through a full shift at work if you have to stand for all or part of the time. However, we can help with this debilitating foot problem.
The bottom of each foot features a wide and thick band of soft tissue that runs from the back of the heel all the way to the toes. This band connects to the Achilles tendon and is responsible for holding the tension that creates the arch of each foot. Since the band is located along the sole, it is easily damaged by overuse or any activity that causes it to stretch more than usual.
Most of the identifying symptoms of plantar fasciitis involve the sole of the foot. Some pain occurs in the center of the foot or could even appear in the toes. We rule out other nerve and muscle problems by looking for symptoms like:
Unlike many other foot and sports injuries, plantar faciistis is still not fully understood. However, there are numerous suspected causes that seem linked to the development of pain. The causes may include:
There are a few simple lifestyle mistakes that seem to raise the risk of plantar faciistis. By eliminating these issues from your life, you may find that the pain resolves on its own. Consider fixing problems like:
Many doctors may recommend surgery as soon as foot pain develops, but about 95% of patients recover with conservative treatments in a year or under. Don’t assume that your pain will only resolve itself through risky surgeries. Our patients in Westminster and Broomfield are can enjoy non-invasive options like:
Foot pain could cripple you, but treating it early will stop the development of the symptoms before they can change your life. Take charge before chronic pain changes into numbness and tingling or even constant burning. Visit Mile High Spine & Pain Center to treat your plantar fasciitis without developing a pain killer habit or indulging in surgery that could only worsen the damage.
When you arrive for your first visit, a member of the Mile High Spine & Pain Center team will spend time with you collecting your patient history. This information will help the team at Mile High Spine & Pain Center know how significant your plantar fasciitis problem is and how best to help you. As you get started with a treatment plan for your plantar fasciitis, we will most likely give you some at home tips to be aware of. Mile High Spine & Pain Center has a lot of experience with plantar fasciitis, but we will also need your participation in your care for the best results.
Feel free to look at our testimonials page to see what others have said about Mile High Spine & Pain Center. We’re proud to be part of their health care team. We want to thank you for considering us to help with your plantar fasciitis. It does not have to be a life sentence. You don’t have to become another statistic, plantar fasciitis is a fixable problem.
If you are suffering from plantar fasciitis, the team at Mile High Spine & Pain Center are ready to help. Mile High Spine & Pain Center provides specialized treatment plans for plantar fasciitis to patients in Westminster and Broomfield and can help you understand where your symptoms are coming from and what it will take to improve.
Call (720) 507-0080 today to schedule your free consultation!