First Julius Peppers, now Shea McClellan - both Bears players affected by plantar fasciitis. This is coming off of the end of the season of Joakim Noah with the same heel pain! This nagging heel pain affects pro athletes just as it can you and me. For an accurate diagnosis on plantar fasciitis and an effective treatment plan, see our doctors at Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic. Read more about how the Chicago Bears and other athletes deal with heel pain.