Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar tendon that connects the heel bone to the toes. This causes a stabbing pain at the bottom of the feet. There are treatments that provide temporary relief, but what happens when you don’t solve the problem?

Plantar Tears

If plantar fasciitis is left untreated over time, small tears can form on the plantar fascia due to prolonged stress and tension. Left unaddressed, more tears might develop and grow in size. This makes the plantar fascia at risk of rupture and debilitation.

Plantar Rupture

Plantar Rupture can occur when plantar fasciitis is left unaddressed and the person at risk continues to put stress and strain on the feet. This is when the person who already experiences heel pain, and continue to do activities like jogging, standing for long periods of time or wear ill-fitting shoes. It usually comes with a loud popping sound, intense pain, swelling, and bruising of the foot.

Plantar Fibromatosis

Plantar Fibromatosis is a benign condition where nodules grow slowly along the plantar fascia. They usually grow slowly and undetected, but as time passes by, walking becomes more painful.

Heel Spurs

Heel Spurs are calcium deposits that form sharp protrusions from the heel bone. These protrusions dig into the heel pad and cause pain with every step. 

If you have foot pain, heel pain, or plantar fasciitis, don’t leave them untreated. Consult with your podiatrist immediately to diagnose and treat your condition before it gets worse.

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