Plantar Fasciitis and Exercise
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Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition consisting of inflammation and irritation of the Plantar Fascia, located on the underside of the foot. Plantar Fasciitis can cause tightness on the plantar surface of the foot as well as surrounding muscles such as the calf muscles, hamstring muscles, and Tibialis Anterior Muscle. Plantar Fasciitis is painful to walk on and is exacerbated by prolonged time on your feet, running, and jumping.
Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis includes strengthening exercises, stretching, massage, and insoles. In this article, we will share the stretches for Plantar Fasciitis that we provide our patients with that provide pain relief and reduces the risk of secondary injuries.
We created a video and picture demonstrations of the Best Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis
This article is written by James McCormack, a Lower Limb Specialist who is an expert in treating Plantar Fasciitis.
This is not medical advice. We recommend a consultation with a medical professional such as James McCormack if you are experiencing any of the symptoms discussed in this article. James offers Online Physiotherapy Appointments weekly and face-to-face appointments in his London clinic.