Plantar faciitis commonly causes stabbing pain in affected area that may be frequent among athetes, overweight individuals, and individuals that wear inadequate footwear. 

Common symptoms:

  • Stabbing pain
  • Inflammation
  • Throbbing sensation

Risk Factors that can worsen condition:

  • Obesity
  • Certain types of exercises 
  • Foot mechanics
  • Age 

Diagnosis & Treatment options: 

  • Examination by preferred podiatrist 
  • X-rays/ MRI
  • Apply ice on affected area daily
  • Anti-inflammation medicaton
  • Physical Therapy (if necessary)
  • Custom orthotics 
  • Steriod injection
  • surgery (if neccesary)

We, United Foot and Ankle, strive to give our patients the best treatment options. If you are experiencing similar symptoms please feel free to contact our office at (732) 979-2035. Our offices are located in East Brunswick, Keyport, Perth Amboy, and Bayonne. We look forward to seeing you.



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