⌈ Problem ⌋ 

Mr. Yu, a 50 year old postal carrier, started getting bilateral heel and arch pain (plantar fasciitis) in the morning and when he stands up on his feet after sitting for a prolonged time.  X-rays of his feet show bilateral thickening of his plantar fascia.

⌈ Recovery Procedure ⌋ 

Mr. Yu , he received laser/ultrasound therapies and stretching exercises.  He was advised of short-term pain management which included oral and/or topical pain killers.  Then long-term management included custom-made orthotics.  Mr. Yu’s foot pain went away.