You just got up after a nap and now you can't walk. It's funny how life can change in an instant.
So what's happened?
Just like toddlers, your plantar fascia is irritated after a relaxing rest. When your weary foot hit the floor, it woke up stiff — and screamed.
For a lot of you, this is your first brutal intro to plantar fasciitis.
But here's a trade secret: Podiatrists breath a sigh of relief when you hobble into clinic with heel pain.
Why? Because plantar fasciitis is an easy condition to cure.
This foot pain chart focuses on bottom of your foot ache.
After all, your sole is the veneer between your delicate body and the cold, cruel ground.
(And is, without doubt, the foot part I treat the most)
Loaded with bones, nerves and flesh; there's a lot to go wrong.
So from stretched heel tendons to fat angry toe nerves, these conditions are the ones that I see often.