Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Plantar Fasciitis
Other conditions that can cause symptoms like those of
plantar fasciitis include:
- Stress fracture of the heel
- Nerve entrapment syndrome (nerve is compressed or
squeezed by other tissues or bone), such as
tarsal tunnel syndrome.
- Other overuse
injuries such as bursitis or tendinitis.
- Wearing away (atrophy) of
the heel fat pad.
- Sciatica, usually from a
- Ruptured plantar
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Barry L. Scurran, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery|
|Last Revised||July 13, 2011|