Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis
The heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot. Plantar fasciitis is inflammation and swelling of plantar fascia of the foot and is the most common cause of early morning first step heel pain.
Pain of plantar fasciitis can be very severe and diminish your quality of life. Your Podiatrist will recommend initially different conservative treatments and finally more aggressive treatment if conservative measures fail.