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Fasciitis - Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

  • By definition Plantar fasciitis is when the plantar fascia which is a broad band of connective tissue under the sole of the foot is inflamed. This condition is often referred to as Plantar fasciopathy and occasionally confused/grouped with the condition heel spurs due to the relative proximity of where the spurs and fascia are located but these are 2 seperate injuries.

Current management techniques

  • The Global rehab network developed a program called heal your heel in response to the number of enquiries regarding plantar heel pain and fasciitis. Contact us formore information.

  • Rest Ice, Compression, Elevation: all these techniques help to control the swelling and pain.

  • Minimisation of strength losses via specific foot strength exercises

  • Minimisation of range of motion loss via specific exercises

  • Rehabilitation is important as a lot of pain can develop and get worse quickly due to the number of steps we take each day

Global Rehabilitation Network

  • We provide a complete program of 26 consecutive weeks of instructions on how to conservatively manage this injury

  • We provide a global network of therapists that can chat remotely via our Telehealth services to guide you through the process week by week for minimal cost.

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