Here`s a blog from a Coop-Student with a Chiropractor in Mississauga
- Either pronation or supination.
- Repetitive tension overload on Plantar Fascia.
- Sharp heel pain along the bottom of the inside of the foot.
- Pain is worse when getting out of bed in the morning.
Muscles, Joints Affected:
- Medial Tubercle of Calcaneus
- Plantar Fascia, Gastronemius, Soleus, Flexor Digitorum Brevis
- Orthotics for pronation or supination
- KinesioTaping arch for support
- Gradual stretching; Eccentric Heel Drops (180/day)
- Active Release Technique to the gastrocnemius, soleus muscles & plantar fascia
- Magnetic insoles/ shock-waves therapy
- Wearing orthotic shoes before getting out of the bed in the morning to help slowly stretch out plantar fascia
- Towel Stretch:
- Sitting on hard surface with injured leg stretched out in front.
- Loop a towel around the ball of your foot and pull toward your body keeping your knee straight.
- Hold for 15 to 30 seconds then relax.
- Repeat 3 times.
2. Marble Pick Up:
- Try to pick up marbles with your toes with your heel on the ground.
- Repeat 10 to 20 times
Golf/ Tennis Ball:
- Rolling a tennis or golf ball across the bottom of your foot.
- Can also use a frozen water bottle to roll across your foot.
- Most patients recover within a year
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