Heel pain due to plantar fasciitis is common, but it’s a condition that’s easily treatable. At Indian Harbor Chiropractic in Cos Cob, Connecticut, highly trained chiropractor Diana Gailes, DC, offers a variety of treatments that reduce plantar fasciitis pain and improve mobility. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes heel pain due to inflammation in the thick tissue band that runs across the bottom of each foot. The band connects your toes to your heel bone. Holistic treatments at Indian Harbor Chiropractic can relieve plantar fasciitis discomfort.
The most common symptoms associated with plantar fasciitis include:
Complications that may occur with untreated plantar fasciitis include ongoing heel pain, as well as knee, hip, or back discomfort. If you suspect plantar fasciitis or another foot problem because of heel pain, see Dr. Gailes for an evaluation.
Anyone can develop plantar fasciitis, but some factors boost your risk of getting it. Examples include:
Occupations that require being on your feet often include teaching, working in a factory, and food service.
To diagnose plantar fasciitis and develop an effective treatment, Dr. Gailes discusses your symptoms and medical history. She examines your feet and assesses your pain levels and mobility. Dr. Gailes could recommend undergoing X-rays, MRIs, or other imaging procedures.
Common treatments for plantar fasciitis pain include:
Things you can do at home to reduce plantar fasciitis discomfort include maintaining a healthy weight, eating nutritious foods, getting regular exercise, wearing comfortable shoes, and using ice or heat packs. Stretch your foot arches and wear night splints if Dr. Gailes recommends it.
Dr. Gailes uses laser technology to develop custom-fitted orthotics that fit your feet perfectly and reduce plantar fasciitis pain.
Dr. Gailes uses chiropractic adjustments to reduce tension, relieve nerve pressure, and better align your body to alleviate discomfort.
Physical therapy strengthens tissues in your feet to reduce discomfort and your risk of future problems.
Don’t live with plantar fasciitis discomfort when you don’t have to. Call the Indian Harbor Chiropractic office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.