Loyola University Medical Center is conducting a clinical trial on two physical therapy regimens to treat plantar fasciitis, which causes stabbing heel pain.
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. It involves a band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, that connects the heel bone to the toes. The tissue becomes irritated and inflamed from repeated stress and strain. The pain typically is most severe when taking the first steps in the morning.
Read the entire article here: Loyola testing two physical therapy treatments for plantar fasciitis
If you think you have plantar fasciitis, make an appointment with OSS Burbank's Dr. Mark Mikhael for your own specialized foot care.