Is My Heel Pain “Plantar Fasciitis” (near Andover, MN)?
Plantar fasciitis, the most common form of heel pain is an inflammation of the plantar fascia located in the heel of the foot. The plantar fascia extends from the five toes, down through the arch and attaches to the heel.
- Heel Pain
- Arch Pain
- Tightness of the calves
- Pain when walking or standing for long periods of time
Plantar fasciitis occurrence may be classified as an acute strain or a repetitive stress injury. Factors which can contribute to plantar fasciitis are:
- Abnormal step
- Tight calves and feet
- High, low, or flat arches
- Foot weakness
- Unsupportive foot wear
(Link to How High heels shrink & shorten calf muscles): http://www.bbc.com/news/health-10651020
- Prolonged walking or standing
- Not stretching properly before or after working-out
Plantar Fasciitis is mostly caused by chronic repetitive stress causing micro-trauma to the plantar fascia. Pain due to long-term chronic pain or of recent acute-onset pain, including pain issues and syndromes of almost all root causes are successfully treated with acupuncture near Ramsey, MN.
- Stretching- Daily stretching of the foot and calf
- Acupuncture has a high success rate for treating Plantar Fasciitis. Research posted in PubMed States “treatments provided a success rate of 80% in chronic plantar fasciitis which was more effective than conventional treatments alone.”
- Rest & Elevate foot
Mike Ackerman, LAc. has treated many patients for Plantar fasciitis (including those with flat feet or low arches) in Anoka, with successful outcome for all patients.
Contact us today to make an appointment to treat Plantar fasciitis with Mike Ackerman at Ackerman Acupuncture in Blaine, MN.
Visit Ackerman Acupuncture for Pain Relief & Wellness. Ackerman Acupuncture is easily accessible from Bunker Lake Boulevard near Andover, MN and treats Plantar fasciitis, sciatic pain, hip pain and ankle pain.
Feel free to discuss any questions you may have. Call to schedule your free consultation at 763-477-1338 and relax in our private treatment rooms in Blaine, MN. 55449
Mike Ackerman, LAc. treats many pain issues, including Sports Injuries, Back pain, Sciatica, Ankle pain, Headaches, Neck pain, Shoulder pain and Plantar Fasciitis near Blaine, MN.
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No information on this site should be relied on to determine medical diagnosis or treatment for a medical condition. As with any health concerns, always be sure to consult your health care provider with any health concerns.