Plantar fasciitis is a common condition of the foot that usually causes pain in the underside of the archand the heel. A number of health care professionals are qualified to diagnose and manage this disorder. Similarities exist in how these professionals may approach an examination for plantar fasciitis; however each professional brings a unique perspective and skill set to the table. As an expert in structural anatomy and biomechanics, the Augusta GA chiropractor may be an excellent resource for a comprehensive examination and treatment. Chiropractors and specially trained to evaluate foot alignment and to adjust the bones of the ankle, foot and toes. Even misalignment of the hips and knees can trigger or complicate the symptoms of plantar fasciitis. A chiropractor can evaluate these areas of the bony structures as well.
What Are the Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis?
The pain from plantar fasciitis can be described as a dull ache or sharp pain. Plantar fasciitis tends to worsen after standing or exercising for prolonged periods or after getting out of bed in the morning. Morning heel pain from plantar fasciitis is one of the most common symptoms. As the person walks, the fascia “warms up” and lengthens slightly, reducing the tension on the ligament and lessening the pain.
Is Treatment Available Plantar Fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis is best treated early. The longer and more severe it becomes, the harder and more involved treatment becomes. Seek help from an experienced provider sooner than later. As experienced Chiropractors in Augusta GA, Georgia Clinic of Chiropractic has helped a wide range of patients with plantar fasciitis, and we would be more than happy to sit down with you to see what we can do for you. We offer a wide variety of treatments suited specifically for a patient’s needs and conditions, and promise not to use a one-size-fits-all approach with you.
If you would like to find out how a chiropractor in Augusta GA specializing in customized treatments may be beneficial for you, you can schedule a complimentary consultation. Our complimentary consultations are an integral part of our patient experience here, and you can also watch videos of our patients describing their own chiropractic experience.