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.
Many conditions causing foot paion can be alleviated by wearing simple off-the-shelf orthotic insoles. Here are the most common foot pain disorders, and how orthotic insoles can be ued in treating them.