Symptoms of Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis
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The FXT plantar fasciitis splint fits like a sock, gives greater freedom.

Speed up the heeling process of plantar fasciitis. The FXT allows you to sleep comfortably while gently stretching out the plantar fascia, the band of connective tissue that runs from the heel to the toe.

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When heels are sore or you’re suffering from chronic heel pain, an application of cold and/or hot assists in the healing process.

Hot/Cold Packs provide therapy that’s constantly in touch with sore muscles, tendons and tissue. Microwave or freeze the packs depending on the desired treatment cold therapy is especially beneficial in the treatment of plantar fasciitis (heel pain). Apply cold therapy in the mornings and heat therapy in the evenings.

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Symptoms of Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis



Symptoms of Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

The most reported symptoms are sharp heel pain on first rising in the morning and after rest. Patients often suffer from a dull pain all day whether standing or walking.

Plantar fasciitis is most often seen in middle-aged men and women, but can be found in all age groups. Plantar fasciitis is diagnosed with the classic symptoms of pain well localized over the heel area of the bottom of the foot.

Pain is the main symptom. This can be anywhere on the underside of the heel. Commonly one spot is found as the main source of pain. This is often about 4 cm's forward from the heel, and may be tender to touch. Gentle exercise may ease things a little as the day goes by, but a long walk often makes the pain worse. Sudden stretching of the sole of the foot may make the pain worse, for example, walking up stairs or on tip-toes.

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