Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

  • Injury of the plantar ligament.
  • Excessive flattening of the arch on weight bearing.
  • Tight plantar fascia.
  • Over-pronation of the foot (a complex motion including outward rotation of the heel and inward rotation of the ankle).
  • Excessive load on the foot from increased body weight.
  • Arthritic changes to the big toe which alter the function of the plantar fascia.
  • Having a very high rigid arch profile of the foot.
  • Underlying medical conditions such certain types of arthritis or diabetes..
  • Plantar Fasciitis is most common in middle-aged overweight adults.

If you are concerned that you may be suffering from Plantar Fasciitis, then you will benefit from an appointment with Robin Weaver. Robin can offer a variety of treatment options to treat plantar fasciitis. 

Please contact us for further information and to book an appointment.