Patient Education: Plantar Fasciitis

Kline, Carol Marleigh
May 2013
Journal of the American Chiropractic Association;May/Jun2013, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p35
Academic Journal
The article presents information about plantar fasciitis which is also called heel pain syndrome and can be caused by foot trauma, improper footwear, or a degenerative disorder. The article notes the symptoms and treatment options including anti-inflammatory medications and instrument-assisted soft-tissue manipulation (IASTM). Topics include extracorporeal shock-wave therapy (ESWT), progressive resistance exercises, and surgical treatment of bone spurs.


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