Food plays an important role in this and other podiatric conditions. In honor of National Nutrition Month, we’d like to take a look at the food/feet connection.
There are a few possible sources of heel pain, including stress fractures, arthritis, nerve problems, poorly fitting shoes, over exertion and tendonitis. But, the most common cause is a condition known as plantar fasciitis.
Not only is regular exercise good for your overall health, but it also has particular benefits for your feet and ankles as well.
Plantar fasciitis is a stubborn cause of heel pain due to its tendency to cause the plantar fascia to become swollen.