Is Your Plantar Fasciitis Pain Not Going Away? It's Probably Not Plantar Fasciitis

Huffington Post—April 30, 2015

Huffington Post reporter, Anna Almendrala, writes that about 10 percent of individuals will experience heel pain at least once in their lives. A recent study at Hospital for Special Surgery shows that heel pain commonly associated with plantar fasciitis could actually be caused by ligament tears or a fatty cyst. 

"So many people are told that they have plantar fasciitis when they don't," Hospital for Special Surgery podiatrist Rock Positano, DPM, MSC, MPH, told The Huffington Post. "Heel pain is the great imitator, because so many things could cause it."

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