Plantar Fasciitis Video
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, a video is worth at least a million. These videos provide a good overview of plantar fasciitis and heel pain, offering helpful insights, treatment options, and demonstrations of stretching and taping techniques.
What Is Plantar Fasciitis?
What’s really causing the pain in your heel or arch? A basic understanding of the dynamics of the foot, and how Plantar Fasciitis develops can help make sense of treatment options.
Understanding Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis is a serious, painful, and progressive condition that develops when the long, flat ligament along the bottom of the foot develops tears and inflammation:
Common Causes of Heel Pain
Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain can have many different causes, including repetitive stress and strain to the foot, or injury:
Videos about Treating Heel Pain and Preventing Plantar Fasciitis
Treating heel pain and Plantar Fasciitis doesn’t have to be costly or invasive. In fact, more than 90 percent of all cases of Plantar Fasciitis can be resolved at home with conservative remedies!
Understanding and Treating Heel Pain
Heel pain can range from mild to severe and may cause other health issues if left untreated. This video covers popular and effective home remedies for heel and foot pain include resting, stretching, and icing, and orthotics:
Conservative Treatments for Heel Spurs
Most cases of Plantar Fasciitis and heel spurs require only conservative treatment methods rather than costly, invasive or ineffective alternatives.
The RICE method has been proven to reduce heel pain caused by Plantar Fasciitis:
Taping, Stretching and Massage Techniques for Plantar Fasciitis
These videos include helpful step-by step instructions in simple techniques like stretching, taping, and massage that are extremely effective in targeting Plantar Fasciitis.
Stretches to Relieve Morning Pain from Plantar Fasciitis
Learn a series of stretches and exercises you can do while still in bed before that first painful step in the morning. All you’ll need is a belt or towel!
Calf and Foot Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis
Strengthening the muscles in the foot and legs can help support and heal a damaged plantar fascia ligament:
Massage Techniques for Plantar Fasciitis
One of the natural responses to pain is to massage the area. These simple massage techniques can relieve symptoms of plantar fasciitis and heel pain:
How to Use Kinesiology Tape
Some people find that kinesiology tape provides immediate pain relief from plantar fasciitis and heel spurs by providing gentle support to the arch and heel:
Videos About the Best Shoes and Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis
Grocery-store orthotics are a dime a dozen, and custom orthotics or shoes can cost as much as a car payment! These videos cover the qualities of effective (and economical) orthotics and shoes.
Clinically Proven Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis
Orthotic shoe inserts with Fascia Bar technology apply targeted acupressure to the bottom of the foot, targeting both symptoms and the root cause of Plantar Fasciitis:
Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis
When you have Plantar Fasciitis, heel spurs, or any type of heel pain, choosing the right shoes is vital to your comfort and healing: