Last weekend, in what looked like a pretty mundane play, New York Giants quarterback, Eli Manning suffered an injury to the bottom of his right foot.á It was enough to sideline him for the rest of the game and to keep him out of practice on Wednesday, according to the injury report at NFL.com. Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a dense connective tissue structure that runs along the bottom of the foot from the heel to the area around the ball of the foot. Though referred to as one unit, it is actually comprised of many thin layers that have to work together and glide over each other in order for it to work together as one unit. When that area gets inflamed, the layers do not properly glide and as a result cause pain in the bottom of the foot.á The severity ranges, a ...
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Article written by Christopher Stulginsky, PT