Plantar Fasciitis: 6 Ways Yoga Can Bring Relief

By
Emily Hardeman
comfortable feet on yoga mat

The sharp and painful sensations felt at the heel of the foot are the telltale sign of plantar fasciitis. At least three million people in the U.S. alone suffer from this condition.

In very simple terms, plantar fasciitis is inflammation in the band of tissue that runs across the heel of the foot. This band creates support for the arch of the foot. It can become damaged when small tears form in it, causing inflammation.  

Conditions that might put you at risk for developing plantar fasciitis include:

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