How To Relieve Symptoms Of Plantar Fasciitis!
Symptoms can be brought on by heel spurs amongst a number of
other causes such as flat or high arched feet, running on hard surfaces,badly
fitting shoes or being over weight. The symptoms present as pain on the sole
of the foot mostly centered in the middle of the foot or the heel. This
stabbing, throbbing pain can be quite intense, particularly in the morning
when you take the first steps after getting out of bed. The pain can ease over
the day for some people, for others it remains constant. So plantar fasciitis is the
result of repetitive stress placed on the bottom of the
foot. It is damage to the fascia which is a layer of fibrous tissue that
protects other tissues within your feet. Many people develop Plantar Fasciitis
from lengthy periods of running, just standing and heavy lifting activities
including over exercising with weights.
If you are suffering from plantar faciitis it is better to seek help right
away as delaying treatment can lead to a worsening of the problem, making
walking difficult. The good news is that there are a number of treatments
available. You can buy orthotics for stretching and strengthening the foot.
You can use hot and cold applications to the effected area and diet
modifications can also help. Probably the first thing to do is get good advice
and a recent book by exercise rehab consultant Jeremy Roberts is a great place
His book is called “The Fast Plantar Fasciitis Cure”
and gives an action blueprint of the steps to follow to manage and
eliminate the pain whilst repairing the painful foot tissue. This is an
exhaustive guide to remedying plantar fasciitis from within the comfort and
security of your own home, with a comprehensive plan on how to get rid of
plantar fasciitis as fast as possible.