Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammatory condition of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue that supports the arch. This is a repetitive use injury that is aggravated by running or walking excessively. Pain is usually felt upon weight bearing first thing in the morning. Once the fascia warms up the pain may be relieved only to return again after a period of activity. Acupuncture, electrical stimulation, and massage are integrals parts of healing this condition.