Plantar Fasciitis Foot Ailment September 14 2015

Plantar Fasciitis is not a well-known foot ailment. Plantar Fasciitis is the Latin name for the more commonly known ailment, Jogger’s or Policeman’s heel. Although not very well known, it is very common and thought to affect a large portion of the population. Common causes are; standing for long periods, obesity and over exercise. While not a serious medical condition the shooting pain it causes in the bottom of the foot and heel can be excruciating. Fortunately, it can usually be treated at home with contrast therapy achieved with two AnkleAid’s. Contrast therapy is highly recommended by many doctors and includes alternating between a cold and hot foot bath.