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The Story Behind Plantar Fasciitis and Important Facts to Know about

Plantar fasciitis is an ailment that may be more common than many of us think. In fact, it is one of the most common causes of pain affecting the bottom of the heel. That’s because your plantar fascia is that flat band of ligament that connects your heel bone with all of your toes. When this becomes weak, irritated and swollen, it may hurt significantly to walk or even stand.

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment: EPAT Shockwave Therapy for Fast Recovery!

One day you’re outside, logging miles at record speed, and the next you’re icing your heel and limping around. If you’ve never experienced plantar fasciitis, count yourself lucky. The raw pain in your heel that radiates towards the sides of your foot is enough to sideline you for weeks. Forget about that race you were training for! Plantar fasciitis can take weeks to heal, and is more likely to reoccur if you don’t allow plenty of time to rest. Many sports injuries are frustrating because

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