Evaluation and Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

Evaluation and Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Are you suffering from heel pain? It can be due to Chronic Planter Fasciitis. This develops swelling in the tissues that are positioned across the bottom of the feet. These tissues are connected to the healing bone. You will feel severe pain in the heels whenever you put your first step once you get out of your bed in the early morning. However, the pain will get released once you start walking.

It is the most common heel pain among elders. The prime cause of Planter Fasciitis is the excess level of activity. Hence individuals need to understand the probable causes of plantar fasciitis.

  • A person will face pain in the heel due to increased activity levels on the feet.
  • Sometimes structure or shape of the feet can also cause Chronic plantar fasciitis.
  • Wearing the wrong shoes can also cause pain in the heel
  • Walking on the wrong surface for a long time can also cause Chronic Planter Fasciitis.

Chronic Planter Fasciitis develops gradually, and individuals will feel the pain near the heels. Sometimes the pain can be sudden due to your failure a step or jump from an altitude. Normally the pain seems acute early in the morning, and it can get healed throughout the day.

Diagnose and treatment

Individuals suffering from Chronic Planter Fasciitis sudden pain in their heels should consult with physicians immediately. Primarily doctors will suggest some anti-inflammatory medications to heal the pain. In case the pain persists, doctors will suggest some physical examinations. They will press the heel and other areas of the feet to understand the criticality of the situation.

Doctors will also suggest X-rays and sometimes MRI or Ultrasound to offer the best treatment. Besides, doctors will suggest other remedies like

  • Stretching and physical therapy
  • Application of ice at regular intervals
  • Doctors will suggest you take rest and practice shock-absorbing exercises.


Individuals suffering from Chronic Plantar Fasciitis heel pain can consult Dr. Chetan Oswal, Pune, for the best treatment.

About Dr. Chetan Oswal: –

Dr. Chetan Oswal is a United Kingdom-trained Foot and Ankle specialist surgeon practising in Pune, India. He has been practising Orthopaedics for the last 12 years and is now working as a dedicated Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has been successfully managing patients including elite athletes for practically all problems related to foot and ankle.