New York Giants QB Eli Manning Day to Day with Plantar Fasciitis


Published: October 8, 2009

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... Eli Manning suffered an injury to the bottom of his right foot.  It was enough to sideline him for the rest of the game and to keep him out of practice on Wednesday, according to the injury report at

Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a dense connective tissue structure that runs along the bottom of the foot from the heel to the area around the ball of the foot.

Though referred to as one unit, it is actually comprised of many thin layers that have to work together and glide over each other in order for it to work together as one unit. When that area gets inflamed, the layers do not properly glide and as a result cause pain in the bottom of the foot. 

The severity ranges, a relatively mild case can be isolated to one area of the foot, where a severe case can be felt from the heel to the ball of the foot.

Based on reports, it seems that the injury is...

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