Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?
- Sharp pain on the bottom of your heel
- Pain that occurs when you get up in the morning
- Pain also may occur when you stand after a long period of sitting
Plantar fasciitis occurs when the long, flat ligament on the bottom of the foot develops small tears and becomes inflamed. This condition occurs when the ligament stretches irregularly, usually the result of constant stress on the foot. This stress is most commonly associated with normal wear and tear, overuse, being overweight, tight calf muscles, or other foot conditions.