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Plantar fasciitis in NBA basketball player

Plantar fasciitis is a common ailment among professional basketball players. Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls has been suffering a severe case of plantar fasciitis over the past several years. This preseason he will be resting his feet to help heal his chronic heel pain. Pro Basketball players undergo extreme stress on the feet during the course of the season.

Over the next several weeks I will review some of the more state of the art conservative and minimally invasive surgical options for chronic heel pain as well as discuss a new terminalogy called "Plantar Fasciosis" which refers to a chronic inflammation of the plantar fascia.

Below is the link for the article on NBA basketball player Joakim Noah.