My heels feel bruised and hurt when I start moving in the morning. Is this Plantar Fasciitis?

Yes. It’s quite possible your foot and heel pain is Plantar Fasciitis, especially if the pain is worse in the morning, and with long walks.

Daily stretching, and exercises will help prevent and alleviate Plantar Fasciitis.

Remember: New footwear, an increase or change of intensity, and duration in your athletic routine may trigger Plantar Fasciitis.

I use trigger points, and deep tissue massage to alleviate Plantar Fasciitis. 

For twenty years I have practiced acupuncture, massage, and herbal medicine in Marin.  Contact me at 415-838-0459 to make an appointment in my Mill Valley or Stinson Beach office.