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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

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Understanding and Treating Heel Pain

At Dr. Brenda-Chiropractor we specialize in addressing the discomfort and pain associated with common conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis. If you’re experiencing heel pain, it’s essential to understand the causes, risk factors, and potential solutions for this condition. Dr. Brenda is here to provide you with natural help and effective treatments.

Plantar Fasciitis: What You Need to Know

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most prevalent causes of heel pain, characterized by inflammation of the thick band of tissue that spans the bottom of your foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. Those who suffer from Plantar Fasciitis often experience intense pain, particularly during the initial steps taken in the morning. Prolonged periods of standing or getting up after sitting can also trigger this pain, which typically worsens after exercise rather than during it.

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Risk Factors for Plantar Fasciitis

While Plantar Fasciitis can develop without a clear cause, certain factors can increase your risk of developing this condition, including:

  • Age: Most individuals with Plantar Fasciitis are between the ages of 40 and 60.
  • Foot Mechanics: People with flat feet, a high arch, or an abnormal walking pattern may be more susceptible to Plantar Fasciitis, as these issues can affect weight distribution and place added stress on the plantar fascia.
  • Obesity: Excess weight can increase the stress on the plantar fascia, making it more likely for overweight individuals to experience this condition.
  • Certain Occupations: Occupations that involve prolonged periods of walking or standing on hard surfaces, such as factory workers, nurses, and teachers, can contribute to damage of the plantar fascia.

Natural Help for Plantar Fasciitis

Dr. Brenda offers natural solutions to alleviate Plantar Fasciitis symptoms. Dr. Brenda specializes in chiropractic adjustments that target the joints in your feet, ankles, knees, hips, and spine. These adjustments improve foot function, promoting healing and relief.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can orthotics help?

Dr. Brenda recommends Mojo Feet orthotics, which are soft and cost-effective at only $55 per pair.

Can Plantar Fasciitis go away on its own?

It’s challenging to predict, but Dr. Brenda can discuss ways to support your feet and develop arch support to improve body mechanics and reduce symptoms.

What techniques and treatments are successful for treating Plantar Fasciitis?

Dr. Brenda has received additional training in extremity adjusting, which involves adjusting the bones in the feet and ankles, often necessary for healing from Plantar Fasciitis.

How long until patients typically notice relief?

Relief duration varies based on symptom severity. Most patients experience reduced pain and discomfort in their feet after 3-6 visits with Dr. Brenda. A personalized treatment plan will be determined during your examination.

Can misalignments in the spine contribute to this condition? How?

Misalignments in the hips or spine can impact foot health, as alignment issues affect overall body function. Dr. Brenda will assess your spine, hips, knees, and foot alignment to provide the best results for your Plantar Fasciitis symptoms.

Patient Outlook

Dr. Brenda frequently treats individuals who work in demanding professions that involve prolonged standing or walking on challenging terrain. Many have experienced success by committing to their personalized care plan, alleviating their Plantar Fasciitis symptoms. Consistency and allowing your body time to heal from Dr. Brenda’s treatments are key to achieving relief from Plantar Fasciitis.

Book an Appointment

If you’re suffering from Plantar Fasciitis or heel pain, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Brenda’s Chiropractic Clinic in Edina, MN. We’re here to help you find natural solutions and alleviate your discomfort. Schedule an appointment today to start your journey towards a pain-free life.

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