Oasis Physical Therapy provides exceptional care and services to help manage pain, restore strength and function to injured areas, and offer educational opportunities to help you continue your recovery at home. We also excel in providing foot pain in Kennewick. We provide compassionate, skilled, one-to-one care and are committed to helping you achieve a successful rehabilitation. Our expert staff works hard to provide the latest advances in medical technology and science. Our team of experienced physical therapy professionals can solve even the most complex conditions, identifying the underlying cause using the most advanced, scientifically validated treatment options available. Working together as a team, we provide state of the art care based upon your needs, health care goals, and lifestyle.
We understand that when your feet hurt, your entire body aches. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue (ligament) that connects your heel bone to your toes. It supports the arch of your foot. If you strain your plantar fascia, it gets weak, swollen, and irritated (inflamed). Then your heel or the bottom of your foot hurts when you stand or walk. Foot pain in Kennewick caused by plantar fasciitis is common in middle-aged people. It also occurs in younger people who are on their feet a lot, like athletes or soldiers. It can occur in one foot or both feet. Plantar fasciitis is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch. Repeated strain can cause tiny tears in the ligament. These can lead to pain and swelling. This is more likely to happen if your feet roll inward too much when you walk, you have high arches or flat feet, you walk, stand, or run for long periods of time, especially on hard surfaces, you are overweight, if you wear shoes that don’t fit well or are worn out, or if you have tight Achilles tendons of calf muscles. Most people with plantar fasciitis have pain when they take their first steps after they get out of bed or sit for a long time. You may have less stiffness and pain after you take a few steps. But your foot may hurt more as the day goes on and you may feel it the most when you climb stairs or after you stand for a long time.
There are several non-invasive treatment options available to treat your foot pain in Kennewick. These may include a combination of stretching exercises for you to continue at home, shoe modifications, foot taping and padding, possible injection of an anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and the use of oral medications. The mission of this dedicated office staff is to get you well again, quickly and efficiently. So take the first step today, and let us help you make it a pain-free step.