Planter faciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. The planter fascia is the flat ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes which supports the arch of your foot. If you strain your plantar fascia, it gets weak, swollen, irritated and inflamed.Consequently, your heel or the bottom of your foot hurts when you stand or walk. It can happen in one foot or both feet.
This is more likely to happen if: