Plantar fasciitis stubborn to heal, experts say don’t put off treatment

Connie Glen isn’t sure what she did exactly, but in February she started getting unexplained pain in her left heel – and seven months, several practitioners and about $2,000 later, it’s still not entirely healed, though she’s finally seeing some improvement. Glen has plantar fasciitis, a common foot injury that can make walking even short distances an ouch-inducing exercise and one that has derailed many a planned marathon among running enthusiasts.

Connie Glen isn’t sure what she did exactly, but in February she started getting unexplained pain in her left heel – and seven months, several practitioners and about $2,000 later, it’s still not entirely healed, though she’s finally seeing some improvement. Glen has plantar fasciitis, a common foot injury that can make walking even short distances an ouch-inducing exercise and one that has derailed many a planned marathon among running enthusiasts.

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Plantar fasciitis stubborn to heal, experts say don’t put off treatment