Do you ever feel excruciating pain in your heels when walking or working or your feet all day? If you have to recurring symptom, you may have plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis can stop you from working on your job and enjoying your daily activities. Traditional medical treatment can also be very expensive. However, there are various stretches that you can perform in the comfort of your home or office that can help ease the pain and promote healing of your feet. First, let's find out what Plantar Fasciitis is. What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of a thick, strong tissue, named the plantar fascia that is located at the bottom of the foot. This tissue runs from the back of the heel, all the way to the toes of your feet. This condition is caused by tiny tears within the tissue that create inflammation and give the sensation of a sharp, dagger-like pain the heels of your sole. Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis There are many plantar fasciitis stretches that you can perform if you are feeling this type of foot pain. Moves such as ball rolling, stand stretching, and stretch massaging can significantly reduce the pain that is associated with plantar fasciitis. Check out this inforgrpahic below to see what stretches and exercises you can do to help ease this pain. In conclusion, performing these plantar fasciitis stretches on a regular basis can significantly help with the type of pain associated with plantar fasciitis. For those with paint, the advice to consult with your physician and look for a long term solution such as a shoe or device that can stretch and benefit your fit for a longer period of time throughout the day. Shoes that aid in treatment and a wonderful asset for those who are on the go and would not like to spend a lot of money on painful injections and surgeries.
Pain Relief with Plantar Fasciitis Stretches [Infographic]
Posted on May 24, 2016