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Fort Worth Podiatrist | Fort Worth Plantar Fasciitis | TX | Peter E. Cornell, DPM & Cynthia M. Kurtz, DPM |

Peter E. Cornell, DPM
Cynthia M. Kurtz, DPM

8751 Camp Bowie West | Suite 123 | Fort Worth TX 76116

817-244-7121

1311 E. Franklin St. | Hillsboro TX 76645
254-582-7433

Plantar Fasciitis
 

When individuals begin to experience intense pain in their heel, many know that they have acquired plantar fasciitis. This ailment occurs when the plantar fascia ligament along the bottom of the foot develops tears in the tissue. This will result in pain and inflammation of the area closest to the heel bone.

The most common symptoms of plantar fasciitis include:

  • Burning
  • Stabbing
  • An aching pain in the heel of the foot


The fascia ligament tightens up over night and therefore causes the most pain in the morning. Pain generally decreases as the tissue warms up, but oftentimes returns after long periods of standing or weight bearing and physical activity.

One of the prevalent factors that contribute to plantar fasciitis is wearing incorrect shoes. This includes shoes that either don’t fit properly, or provide inadequate support or cushioning. Weight distribution becomes impaired while wearing shoes that are unsupportive. Therein, adding significantly stress to the plantar fascia ligament.

In most cases, treatment of plantar fasciitis doesn’t require surgery or invasive procedures to stop pain and reverse damage. Traditional treatments are usually all that is required. However, keep in mind that every person's body responds to the treatment differently and recovery times will vary.

 
 
 
Fort Worth Podiatrist Peter E. Cornell, DPM & Cynthia M. Kurtz, DPM is a certified Podiatrist specializing in Plantar Fasciitis, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Fort Worth, TX. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sprains/Strains, Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities in the 76116 area and surrounding areas in Fort Worth