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    Applications For Shock Wave Therapy For Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar Fasciitis is an orthopedic condition that affects the arch of the foot and the heel bone. The irritation to the tissue of the foot’s arch results in foot pain beneath the heel. The symptom of pain occurs after standing or walking for long periods of time. While simple measures like rest, the use of anti-inflammatory medications and shoe inserts are all that is needed for some people, some people simply fail to find relief with any common treatments. In these cases, more aggressive treatment may be needed. While an orthopedic surgeon has options for treating plantar fasciitis, surgery is often left as the resort. This is due to a…