The Plantar Fascia – What Does it Do?
Recently one my patients asked me, “What exactly is the function of the Plantar Fascia” and “What does fascia do in general”? I thought this would make a good blog post. The first part of question is a little easier to explain, but the second questions is a little more complex. So let’s give it a shot. Function of the Plantar Fascia For the first part, basically the Plantar Fascia acts as a shock absorber that supports the arch of the foot. It also acts as a propulsion mechan