metro foot & ankle

Plantar Fasciitis Specialist

Plantar Fasciitis can be painful and is a very common condition. Our physicians are here to treat your heel pain. Schedule an appointment using our online scheduler or call today.

Foot & Ankle Specialist 10040 Regency Cir Suite 345 Omaha NE 68114

10040 Regency Cir. Suite 345, Omaha, NE 68114

Call 402-541-8336


What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. This happens when your plantar fascia becomes damaged. The plantar fascia is a piece of tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot.

Plantar fasciitis can develop because of:

  • overstretching your foot

  • overusing your foot

  • a medical condition

What are the symptoms of plantar fasciitis?

The main symptom of plantar fasciitis is pain under your heel. This pain can be dull or sharp. If you have plantar fasciitis, you may also notice:

  • aching or burning on the sole of your foot

  • swelling in your heel

If you have symptoms of plantar fasciitis, come in and see us and we will advise you on your treatment options.

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When should I see a podiatrist for plantar fasciitis?

If you experience persistent heel pain or discomfort, it's advisable to consult a podiatrist. Early intervention can prevent the condition from worsening and improve the chances of successful treatment.

What are the common symptoms of plantar fasciitis?

Symptoms of plantar fasciitis often include heel pain, especially when taking the first steps in the morning or after periods of inactivity, as well as pain that may intensify after prolonged standing or physical activity.

How long does it take to recover from plantar fasciitis?

The recovery time for plantar fasciitis varies depending on the severity of the condition and the chosen treatment plan. With proper care and adherence to recommended therapies, many individuals experience significant improvement within a few weeks to a few months. However, it's essential to follow the guidance of a podiatrist for the best outcomes.

Dr. Emlyn Forsung

Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Metro Foot & Ankle Specialist, P.C.

10040 Regency Cir Suite 345

Omaha, NE 68114

Phone: 402-541-8336

Fax: 402-512-8182