Plantar 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.
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.
- Video: Prevention and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis This video provides an explanation for what plantar fasciitis is and gives some ideas for treating it.
- How to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis Learn several techniques for preventing plantar fasciitis in this blog article.
- How to STOP Plantar Fasciitis Coming Back or Switching Feet! Smart advice is given for preventing plantar fasciitis from switching to your other foot or coming back.
- Getting a Foot Hold on Plantar Fasciitis Prevention exercises such as walking on your toes or walking on the beach are recommended among others.
- 5 Tips to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis A recommendation to wear good quality shoes instead of old worn out running shoes can help prevent plantar fasciitis.
- What a Pain: Tips to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis Facts are shared about who might be at risk for getting plantar fasciitis so that you can do some of the exercises to prevent it.
- Plantar Fasciitis: Misunderstandings Corrected An informative article about new findings about plantar fasciitis and a new treatment to prevent future flair ups.
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.
- The Cause of Plantar Fasciitis and Symptoms The symptoms that are experienced are discussed, as are some causes for getting plantar fasciitis.
- Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment You can find an explanation of symptoms in this article that makes it simple to understand.
- House Call: Plantar Fasciitis—Signs, Symptoms & Treatment A video explaining the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, as well as treatment for the ailment are shown.
- Plantar Fasciitis Signs and Symptoms A burning sensation is listed as one of the symptoms among many others, along with a list of people most likely to suffer from plantar fasciitis.
- Is My Heel Pain Caused by Plantar Fasciitis or From a Heel Spur? This article covers the pain that is felt and when you would feel it if you have plantar fasciitis.
- Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Various symptoms are listed, as well as who may experience this affliction.
- Plantar Fasciitis and Its Common Symptoms An extensive list of symptoms and why they happen can be found on this post.
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.
- How to Manage and Treat Plantar Fasciitis Stretching, icing and various exercises are recommended in this post.
- Botox Injections for Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Normally a corticosteroid is injected into the heel, but this article discusses a new option of using Botox.
- Preferred Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Changes with Duration of Symptoms Various treatments are mentioned on this post depending on how serious the case is.
- Plantar Fasciitis Treatment—an Excerpt from Craig Payne Posted on the Podiatry Arena For immediate treatment, this article recommends taping and orthotics.
- Treating Plantar Fasciitis with Minimalist Shoes An experiment shared and explained by the blogger who suffered from plantar fasciitis.
- Treating Plantar Fasciitis Simple treatments are shared on this blog post.
- Why Opt for Insole Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis? Taking care of the feet and creating support for the arch is explained in this article.