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Plantar fasciitis: diagnosis and therapeutic considerations.

  title={Plantar fasciitis: diagnosis and therapeutic considerations.},
  author={Mario Roxas},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  volume={10 2},
  • M. Roxas
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Medicine
  • Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of inferior heel pain. The pain and discomfort associated with this condition can have a dramatic impact on physical mobility. The etiology of this condition is not clearly understood and is probably multi-factorial in nature. Weight gain, occupation-related activity, anatomical variations, poor biomechanics, overexertion, and inadequate footwear are contributing factors. Although plantar fasciitis is generally regarded as a self-limited condition, it… 

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