Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the ligament (plantar fascia) that stretches from your heel to your middle foot bones. It is thought to be caused by repeated tiny injuries from overuse.
- Stabbing pain in the bottom of your foot near the heel.
- Pain in the arch of the foot.
- Pain worsens on the first few steps after waking up.
- Sometimes it feels like a lump under your heel.
In the US alone, there are over 3 million cases of plantar fasciitis reported every year.
PRP Treatments to Fight Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is non-invasive and uses your body’s own healing mechanism. It has shown great promise for healing Plantar Fasciitis. And in studies, the effected produced by PRP are for superior to cortisone injections.
JAWS podiatry: Hollywood, Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists
The experienced and skilled podiatrists at JAWS podiatry in Hollywood, Florida can help treat Plantar Fasciitis. We are a growing group of exceptional professionals who offer the highest degree of care for patients of all ages in a welcoming, comfortable environment. Please contact us today at (954) 922-7333 to schedule a consultation.