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Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) for Plantar Fasciitis

If you’re on your feet a lot you might experience pain on the underside of the foot or in the heel whenever it strikes the ground as you walk. If so, you might be suffering from plantar fasciitis.

What is plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is a painful inflammation of the plantar fascia; which is a strong band of fibrous, ligament like tissue that stretches from the heel to the base of the toes. It supports the arch of the foot and acts as a shock-absorber.