What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the pain

Plantar fasciitis is acutely painful

Massage is indicated for plantar

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and inflammation caused

after prolonged immobility. Then

fasciitis. It can help release tension


by injury to the plantar fas-

the pain recedes, but comes back

in deep calf muscles that put strain


cia of the foot.

with extended use. It feels sharp

an the plantar fascia; it can also



and bruise-like just at the anterior

help to affect the development of



calcaneus or deep in the arch.

scar tissue at the site of the tear


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