plantar fasciitis

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plantar fasciitis

n.
Inflammation of the band of connective tissue on the sole of the foot, characterized by pain in the heel when walking.
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Joining that group Thursday were Portland's Damian Lillard, who wants to rehabilitate a plantar fascitis injury; Utah forward Gordon Hayward and San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard.
"For example, as recently as just a few years ago, I would never have used the words 'plantar fascitis' [heal pain] on our product packaging," Feldman says.
He added: "I had a thing called plantar fascitis and I But Limerick man Varley returned to form in the 14-3 wiw n over Treviso on T Saturday and is de d lighted to be back.
Painful heels are usually due to plantar fascitis (some precipitated by bony spurs in the heels), brought on by repeated trauma of weight-bearing and jarring.
Nomar Garciaparra missed 136 games with a wrist injury, Jason Varitek missed 104 games with a broken elbow, John Valentin lost 105 games to plantar fascitis, and Bret Saberhagen missed the first 101 games of the season recovering from shoulder surgery.
The most common were plantar fascitis (31% of athletes) and Achilles tendinopathies (24%).
Catron was treated earlier in the season for plantar fascitis, a strain of the ligament on the bottom of the foot.