(HealthDay News) -- Plantar fasciitis occurs when the band of tissue that spans the length of your foot becomes inflamed. This causes foot pain, notably in the heel.
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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says typical symptoms of plantar fasciitis include:
- Pain that is worse when getting out of bed in the morning, or when starting to walk after sitting for a long time.
- Pain that subsides after walking for a few minutes.
- Pain that increases after -- not during -- exercise.
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