Plantar Fasciitis

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis results from a thickening and inflammation of a band of tissue (fascia) that runs from the heel to the toes, and helps to support the arch of the foot. 

This inflammation results from poor biomechanics of the foot which overloads and strains the fascia where it connects to the heel bone (calcaneus). This condition is related to arch structure, tight achilles tendon, poorly fitted shoes, and abnormal gait patterns.

What are symptoms

Symptoms of plantar fasciitis typically involve pain in the heel with first step after a period  of rest. The pain improves with activity, but can linger for weeks or months. Less commonly, plantar fasciitis pain can occur along the fascial band near the central arch or even beneath the toes. 

How we can help

A comprehensive evaluation is critical to determining your cause of plantar fasciitis  and early management is critical to long term success. Supporting the arch with custom insoles (orthotics) is a mainstay of treatments, along with anti-inflammatory injections and stretching. Most patients find relief without surgery, but select patients  with  unrelenting pain can be treated with a surgical release of the plantar fascia. 

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Specialized Diagnostics & Treatments

Our medical team offers exclusive specialized foot and ankle treatments to get you better fast.  Call 919-829-0076 to get the help you need.

Advanced Wound Care

Ankle Braces

Ankle Strapping

Arch Supports

Balance Bracing

Carbon Graphite Bracing

Custom Ankle Bracing

Custom Insoles

Custom Orthotics


Fast Spectral Ultrasound

Foot Braces

In-Office Surgery

Living Cell Wound Care

Musculoskeletal Shockwave

Physical Therapy

Reconstructive Surgery

Rehabilitative Shockwave

Shockwave Therapy 

Spectral Ultrasound

Taping & Strapping

Trigger Point Injections

Ultrasound Guided Injections

Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound Medical Therapy

Wart Cryotherapy

X-Rays, Weight-bearing

Do You Have Foot Pain? 

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Don't let foot pain keep you from living your best life. Our team is ready to help.

If you experience any of these conditions, call 919-829-0076 to get the help you need.

InStride Capital Foot & Ankle Centers

Raleigh's Podiatrist

1514 Glenwood Ave

Raleigh, NC 27608

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