One of the most common problems that people complain during the day is pain in the lower foot (heel). There are many causes that lead to lower foot pain, such as inflammation of the tendon of the foot or ankle, foot sprain and bunions, and broken toes, but the most common is plantar fasciitis.
Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of a thick strip of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot, connecting your heel bone (heel) to your toes (plantar fascia). There are many factors that may help its occurrence, especially if the patient has met more than one cause, such as a sudden weight gain that forms an excessive load on the foot or after months of pregnancy, or causes excessive activity (athletic activities that require significant pressure on the foot), or disorders Other inflammations, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Prabudan Praveen Pottdar, an orthopedic specialist at Burjeel Hospital for One Day Surgery on Al Reem Island, will share some tips for relieving lower foot pain, including:
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