Alisson. Age: 30.
The plantar fascia is the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot. It connects the heel bone to the toes and creates the arch of the foot. When this tissue becomes swollen or inflamed, it is called plantar fasciitis. Swelling occurs when the thick band of tissue on the bottom of the foot fascia is overstretched or overused.
Bristol. Age: 24.
Do Your Feet Hurt?
The feet take a lot of daily abuse from walking, running, jumping, and climbing, so naturally, they are subject to many different types of problems. From injuries to inflammationseveral different types of damage and malfunctions can lead to foot problems. The feet are made of up 26 bones each, making them one of the most intricate areas of the body.
Paloma. Age: 21.
Ten common foot problems
As anyone who has ever had foot pain can tell you, when your feet hurt, you hurt all over. Plantar fasciitis, inflammation of a thick band of connective tissue called the plantar fascia, which runs along the sole from the bottom of the heel bone to the toes, can feel like the arch of the foot is tearing. Arthritis patients are prone to develop plantar fasciitis — particularly those with inflammatory forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritisankylosing spondylitis and reactive arthritis, as well as in those with fibromyalgia.
This website translates English to other languages using an automated tool. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of pain in the bottom of the heel, the arch or both areas. The plantar fascia is a thick, fibrous, ligamentlike band on the bottom of the foot.