Plantar fasciitis can be caused by congenital malformations and step patterns that can include over-pronation and flat feet. When the feet and leg biomechanics are out of step with the rest of the lower body, excessive stress and pressure are placed on bones and ligaments of the feet that are not intended to absorb those stresses. Plantar fasciitis can be treated via the 3 medical procedures described in this article.
There are times when problems in the feet such as deformities, injuries, deficient biomechanics, and other disorders can be so severe that the only solution to pain or other untenable condition is foot surgery. Here we tell you when foot surgery is necessary, and what you can expect before, during and after the procedure.