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Do you dread the first steps you take every morning? The chronic soft tissue inflammation of plantar fasciitis can make your life miserable, especially if your job involves regular use of your feet. Help is on the way, in the form of all-natural plantar fasciitis treatment here at our Lithonia chiropractic clinic, Full Body Rejuvenation Center. We can resolve your discomfort without drugs or surgery.
Your feet need a lot of support if they're going to bear your entire body weight while you're standing or moving around. This support is built into their very structure, thanks to the arch that distributes your weight and the strong band of tissue that maintains that arch. This tissue, which stretches from the ball of the feet to the heel, is known as the plantar fascia. As strong as the plantar fascia may be, it can be strained by excessive force or constant overuse. When this happens, you may feel heel pain that actually gets worse after you've been off of your feet for a while. That's why plantar fasciitis often feels worse first thing in the morning. You may be able to move around and exercise without much pain, only to experience agony afterward.
Why do people get plantar fasciitis? Some of the common causes and contributing factors include:
You can't realistically spend your entire life without standing or walking, but you can fight your plantar fasciitis through natural therapies that target the underlying causes of those painful symptoms. Our clinic can identify the footwear, lifestyle issues, or alignment errors creating your plantar fasciitis. We can then provide a combination of treatments to get your feet back on the mend. Massage techniques such as deep tissue massage can relax the plantar fascia, drive out inflammation, and reduce pain. Therapeutic exercises can strengthen your legs and feet so they can tolerate stresses more easily, while lifestyle changes such as weight loss and supportive footwear can take some of those stresses away. Chiropractic adjustments can correct any larger imbalances that throw you off balance.
Ready to choose natural pain relief techniques for your plantar fasciitis? Call our Lithonia clinic at 770-733-1381!