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Manage Plantar Fasciitis with Help from Your Podiatrist

How much do you know about plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a band of soft tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot from heel to toe. When it is injured or improperly stretched over a long period, small tears and inflammation result. It is plantar fasciitis. Numerous factors can lead to and exacerbate plantar fasciitis. More commonly diagnosed in runners, people who are overweight or obese, pregnant women, and those who choose unsupportive high-heeled footwear for everyday use.

Become familiar with the symptoms of plantar fasciitis and report them to your foot doctor if you notice them occurring. Symptoms of plantar fasciitis include:

With years of experience and specialized training, a foot doctor like Cook County board-certified podiatrist Dr. Stavros O. Alexopoulos is the best-qualified medical expert to examine your feet and ankles, diagnose your issue, and provide effective treatment to resolve the problem. Common approaches include:

You don’t have to suffer from foot pain. If you are concerned about plantar fasciitis or anything else related to the health and wellness of your feet and ankles, your foot doctor can help. Call the friendly My Chicago Foot Expert staff at (773) 561-8100 or click here to schedule a convenient appointment with Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM, in our safe, state-of-the-art Ravenswood office today.

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Stavros Alexopoulos One of Chicago’s top podiatrists, Stavros Alexopoulos, DPM, treats routine to complex foot and ankle issues. Dr. Alexopoulos is currently accepting new patients at My Chicago Foot Expert located near Ravenswood, North Park, and Jefferson Park.

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