Physical Therapy Exercises
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves pain and inflammation of a thick band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. This condition is often seen in runners and overweight individuals who wear shoes with inadequate support are at risk of plantar fasciitis. These are some exercises that will help reduce pain and get you up and moving for the rest of your daily activities!
A good posture indicates proper distribution of stress to the intended muscles and ligaments. The muscles work efficiently while the joints teardown is reduced – leading to normal functionality of the nervous system as well as the vital organs. Improper postures develop due to tightening of muscles or weak core muscles that are incapable of …
Simple heel raises to help strengthen your feet and the muscles around your ankles. 1. Place the balls of your feet (with toes pointing straight) on a wood block, step or large book. 2. Allow your heels to slowly drop down and maintain this position for five seconds. 3. Raise your heels as high as you can and maintain this position for three seconds. Repeat, only with the toes pointed inward toward each other, then with the toes pointed outward and away from each other. #Foothealth