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How to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis – a Common Running Injury

Plantar Fasciitis

It is almost spring time and many runners will be ramping up their running mileage in preparation for spring and summer running races! Take a couple of minutes to read this blog post to learn about ways to prevent a painful and irritating condition called plantar fasciitis.

Plantar fasciitis is a common running related injury and is often caused by excessive running, wearing the wrong type of shoe while running, wearing shoes that are too old and worn out while running, or building up running mileage too quickly. Plantar fasciitis involves pain and inflammation of a thick band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes.