Nail Clinic: Plantar Fasciitis Statistics

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  • One in six, or 43.1 million people in the U.S., has foot problems
  • Women are nine times more likely to develop a foot problem than a man due to improperly fitting shoes
  • More than two million Americans receive treatment for proximal plantar fasciitis every year
  • About 90% of people who have plantar fasciitis recover with conservative treatments in just a few months
  • Approximately 10% of patients develop chronic plantar fasciitis, which often causes disabling symptoms


*Sources: American Association of
Orthopaedic Surgeons,



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