21 of the Best Blogs for People with Plantar Fasciitis


plantar-fasciitisPlantar Fasciitis is a common ailment among us runners that causes the sufferer to have a sharp pain in the heel when getting up first thing in the morning.  The pain will decrease as you walk around and stretch out your foot and calf muscles. This is caused by the tendons on the bottom of the feet getting too tight, which causes the pain in the heel.  In some cases, there may also be a heel spur present, but heel spurs alone should not cause you pain.  For more information on preventing plantar fasciitis, what the symptoms of plantar fasciitis are and what treatments you can seek for it, look through these 21 blog entries.

Prevention

Before you get ready to exercise, it’s important to warm up your muscles and stretch them out.  If you neglect to do proper stretching, you could be putting yourself at risk for plantar fasciitis.  To figure out how to avoid getting plantar fasciitis, take a look at these seven blog posts with some helpful hints on preventing this condition.

Symptoms

One symptom of plantar fasciitis is a pain in the heel that radiates up to the arch of the foot.  The pain is worse first thing in the morning or after sitting for more than an hour.  The plantar fascia is a membrane that runs from your heel to your toes.  The pain will increase as you stand for long periods of time.  For more information on the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, check out these seven blog articles.

Treatment

Once you have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis you can expect to have several options for treatment, ranging from stretching and icing to surgery.  The sooner you seek treatment for this injury, the less invasive the treatment will be and the quicker you will recover.  These seven blog posts will explain some common and uncommon treatments.

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