Duncan Foot & Ankle Clinic

2025 Elk Avenue, Suite B

Duncan, OK 73533

(580) 255-9500

Northside Foot & Ankle Clinic

3612 NW 50th Street

Oklahoma City, OK 73112

(405) 947-5492

Plantar Fasciitis

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Types of heel pain

Heel pain is an extremely common and potentially disruptive affliction that has many possible causes. These include stress fractures, arthritis, nerve irritation, cysts, tendinitis, and, most often, plantar fasciitis.

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis occurs when the tissue that connects the heel to the toes becomes inflamed. This inflammation causes pain on the bottom of the heel that can continue to grow in intensity over time.

Risk factors include:

  • Flat feet
  • High arches
  • Non¬≠supportive shoes
  • Obesity


Treating Plantar Fasciitis

There are many conservative treatment options for plantar fasciitis, including a stretching regimen, icing, footwear modifications, anti ­inflammatory medications and weight reduction to lessen impact on the feet.

More severe cases may be treated with additional padding and orthotic devices, the use of a walking cast, night splints and physical therapy. Surgery to detach the plantar fascia is an option, but only if all other treatments have been ineffective.

If you are experiencing heel pain, schedule an appointment with your trusted podiatrist today. The sooner you get treatment, the sooner you can walk without pain.

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Our Locations

Two Convenient Offices in Oklahoma City & Duncan!

Office Hours

Our General Schedule

Northside Foot & Ankle Clinic Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Duncan Foot & Ankle Clinic Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-3:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-3:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed