25th November 2019

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Can Plantar fasciitis go away on its own?

Pain can last for several weeks or months and can range from mild to severe. Plantar fasciitis will likely go away on its own, with rest, but it may take several months or longer to resolve completely. There is treatment to help you recover faster.

How can I treat plantar fasciitis at home?

To reduce the pain of plantar fasciitis, try these self-care tips:
  1. Maintain a healthy weight. Lose weight if you're overweight or obese to minimize stress on your plantar fascia.
  2. Choose supportive shoes. Avoid high heels.
  3. Don't wear worn-out athletic shoes.
  4. Change your sport.
  5. Apply ice.
  6. Stretch your arches.

What can cause pain in the heel of your foot?

Causes. Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of pain under the heel. Plantar fasciitis, or inflammation of the plantar fascia: The plantar fascia is a strong bowstring-like ligament that runs from the calcaneum (heel bone) to the tip of the foot.
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