How does this relate to orthotics?
It usually starts as a dull, intermittent pain in the heel area and may progress to a sharp, constant pain. Typically, Plantar Fasciitis pain is worse in the morning or during the first few steps of an activity and may ease initially and then worsen throughout the day. The contributing factors are:
- Overpronation or flat feet
- Over-supination or rigid feet
- Poor footwear
- Tight Achilles tendon
- Obesity or sudden weight gain
- Overuse, prolonged standing