Definitions

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  • n. Inflammation of the fascia.

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Examples

  • The foot with the plantar fasciitis is growing impatient.

    From the Mail

  • When present, these issues can not only promote or exacerbate weight gain but can also pose important barriers to weight management – clearly someone with plantar fasciitis is unlikely to walk the recommended 10,000 steps.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » The M & Ms of Obesity Assessment

  • A condition known as plantar fasciitis occurs when a ligament known as the plantar fascia, which runs the full length of the bottom of the foot, is stressed, causing the tissue to tear.

    News

  • Drew Gooden, F/C, Milwaukee Bucks -- Gooden is suffering from plantar fasciitis, which is an injury that tends to linger and is only really properly addressed by rest.

    SI.com

  • I found out that I have plantar fasciitis which is very bad heel pain.

    dulligirl Diary Entry

  • I've been suffering from a terrible ailment called plantar fasciitis which is excruciatingly painful in the heel.

    2001-05-30 11:37 p.m.

  • Carlos Quentin, White Sox - Quentin is dealing with a nasty case of plantar fasciitis which is a huge reason he's batting .212 over the last month.

    FanHouse

  • NBA fans might not recognize Kurt Rambis, sitting dapper and clean-shaven as an assistant on the Los Angeles Lakers bench or filling in for Phil Jackson, as he did Friday when plantar fasciitis kept the coach from making the game at the Portland Trail Blazers.

    Hard work the mantra of our inaugural All-Rambis Team

  • Plantar fasciitis, arch cramps, muscle spasms, shin splints are other byproducts of this type of foot type.

    Dr. Steve Rosenberg: Balanced Feet Equals Power and Positive Outcomes in All Sports!

  • Athletes who have flat feet are more vulnerable to lower extremity injuries such as plantar fasciitis, arch cramps and muscle spasms, shin splints, knee problems and low back pain.

    Dr. Steve Rosenberg: Balanced Feet Equals Power and Positive Outcomes in All Sports!

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