Plantar Fasciitis: What is it? What are my symptoms?

Commonly mistaken for extra bone growth on the side of the big toe joint, bunions are a joint positional deformity of the great toe joint.  Often this deformity is progressive and worsens with time, however it can plague adolescents and adults alike.  Not only is a bunion a deformity, but it’s also an arthritic condition.  As the joint displaces it changes the mechanics of the joint and leads to arthritis with time.  The most common symptoms of a bunion are pain on the bony prominence, achy pain in the joint, difficulty wearing shoes.

Plantar Fasciitis: What are my treatment options?

Plantar Fasciitis: When should I seek treatment?

If you are experiencing any form of foot pain, particularly if the symptoms resemble those of Plantar Fasciitis, are perpetual and/or seem to be intensifying, you should see your Ankle & Foot Centers of America podiatrist as soon as possible. Our professional podiatrists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of heel pain and their underlying causes. We will assess your situation and discuss your treatment options with you to promptly set you on the path to recovery.

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For treatment or to learn more about your Heel Pain and other forms of foot pain, please contact Ankle and Foot Centers of America by dialing (615) 814-0885 or complete an appointment request and we will contact you to get you set up to start your path to living life pain free.

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