PLANTAR FASCITIS It is Inflammation of the thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes.
Plantar fasciitis is most commonly caused by repetitive strain injury to the ligament of the sole of the foot. Such strain injury can be from excessive running or walking, inadequate foot gear, and jumping injury from landing.
Symptoms include a stabbing pain near the heel. The pain may be worse in the morning and during prolonged standing, walking, or jumping up and down.
The treatment includes physical therapy, stretching exercises, shoe inserts, analgesics, steroid injections, and surgery.
● Tennis Ball Roll
● Towel Stretch
● Toe Stretch
● Toe Curls
● Calf Stretch
● Picking Up Marbles
PLANTAR FASCITIS- SELF CARE TIPS
1. Maintain a healthy weight. Carrying extra weight can put extra stress on your plantar fascia.
2. Choose appropriate shoes.
3. Don’t wear worn-out athletic shoes.
4. Change your Sport.
5. Apply RICE protocol.
6. Stretch your arches regularly.
Many treatment options exist, including rest, stretching, strengthening, change of shoes, arch supports, orthotics, night splints.
Plantar fasciitis is diagnosed based on your medical history and physical examination.