By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)

Plantar Fasciitis image explanation.

Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammatory condition in the heel and arch. It is the most common cause of heel pain. Typically it can cause a stabbing pain in the underside of your foot near your heel.

The heel is painful when stepping after prolonged resting. The pain gets better with subsequent steps.

There are a few exercises to help you with plantar fasciitis.

The video below shows step-by-step exercise that you can do on your own for plantar fasciitis.


Dr Tony Setiobudi is an Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard), Singapore. He treats bone, joint, muscle and ligament problems in adults and children. He has a special interest in nerve compression and spine problems such as back & neck pain, scoliosis, kyphosis, spine tumor & infection, spinal cord injury, osteoporosis fracture, spinal stenosis and slipped disc.