East Moline / Davenport

Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Info, Causes, and How We Can Help You! 

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of pain on the bottom of the foot.  The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that runs on the bottom of your foot from the heel to the toes.  Plantar fasciitis is especially common in runners and active individuals, but can also affect a wide range of individuals. 

Causes of Plantar Fasciitis: 

  • Overuse 
  • Adhesion 
  • Overweight 
  • Poor Ankle Mobility 
  • Inadequate Foot Support 
  • Metabolic Issues 


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Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis: 

  • Sharp pain in the bottom of the foot 
  • Worse in the morning 
  • Often triggered by long periods of standing or running 

How We Help: 

For those suffering from plantar fasciitis finding relief from the constant pain can be a struggle. Manual therapy, joint manipulation, and therapeutic exercise all have proven benefits. Orthotics may be another option for care, which can be cast in our office. It is important to get a thorough examination to determine what treatment is right for you! 

If you think you have, or are struggling with plantar fasciitis call our office at 309-755-2311 or request an appointment here!