Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists Helps Patients Navigate Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms Exacerbated by Summer Activities
Understanding Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options with Dr. Jason Spector
By: Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists
Plantar Fasciitis, a common condition among adults, involves inflammation of the tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot, often due to overuse or injury. This ailment causes heel pain, that often stems from inflammation in the thick band of tissue known as the fascia, located beneath the foot. This painful condition typically arises due to prolonged micro stress and strain, leading to small tears in the fascia and triggering a repetitive cycle of inflammation. Those affected by this condition experienced sharp, burning, or stabbing sensations, particularly during the initial steps upon getting up after a period of rest. More often than not, these symptoms are exacerbated by summertime activities such as walking or running on hard surfaces.
In order to assuage Plantar Fasciitis symptoms during the hot months of summer, Dr. Spector recommends a few simple strategies:
In chronic or severe cases that do not respond well to these interventions, Dr. Spector is highly experienced in performing minimally invasive procedures. He encourages patients suffering from persistent symptoms to schedule an appointment for further evaluation and treatment options.
About Dr. Jason Spector
Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists podiatrist office based in Florida, serving Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, and Sarasota areas, is committed to providing effective treatment solutions for conditions like Plantar Fasciitis. Renowned for integrated and patient-centered approach, Dr. Spector remains dedicated to helping his patients enjoy a pain-free life.
Dr. Spector completed training at a distinguished Fellowship program in Saint Petersburg, Florida, under renowned podiatric and orthopedic surgeons. He gained extensive experience in foot and ankle surgery, including advanced techniques such as total ankle replacement, customized surgery with 3D printing, and complex deformity correction. He also acquired expertise in peripheral nerve surgery, orthobiologics, regenerative medicine, and diabetic limb salvage. With a focus on innovation, he evaluated new surgical techniques and products. Additionally, he is well-versed in managing pediatric patients, foot and ankle trauma, and legal cases related to personal injury.
Page Updated Last on: Aug 23, 2023