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What Are The Main Causes of Plantar Fasciitis?


What are the main causes of plantar fasciitis? Dr. Angela Walk

If you suffer from Plantar Fasciitis you know how frustrating it is to get relief. Many people suffer from chronic foot, heel and arch pain for years and have tried countless traditional methods (anti-inflammatories, ice, rest, orthotics, night splints) with no real solution.


This article sheds light on the 3 main causes of Plantar Fasciitis and how you can use this information to treat this condition yourself.





Dr. Angela Walk

Natural Physician

Founder of Nashville Organix




What Are The 3 Main Causes Of Plantar Fasciitis?


There are 3 primary hidden causes of Plantar Fasciitis:

1. Limited Dorsiflexion and ankle immobility (tight calves)

2. Weak Intrinsic Foot and Arch Muscles

3. Scar Tissue & Fascial Adhesions In The Plantar Fascia, Achilles Tendon & Gastrocnemius (calf muscle)


Now, let's take a look at each of these components and how we can correct them.


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