Plantar fascia is the normal tissue covering the arch of your feet.  When it inflames, the medical field puts an “itis” at the end of the name and calls it “plantar fasciitis”.  The problem is that the new name doesn’t address at all why the old name all of a sudden needed a new one. Ultimately, that area of your body is connected with the function of everything else up to the top of your head and it means the cause of plantar fasciitis is really somewhere other than the foot. From experience, those symptoms are often a problem with the great connector between the brain and the body:  Your spine.

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