PLANTAR FASCIITIS

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Plantar fasciitis commonly causes stabbing pain that usually occurs with your first steps in the morning. As you get up and move, the pain normally decreases, but it might return after long periods of standing or when you stand up after sitting.

Sources: Mayo Clinic

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WHAT THE COMMUNITY HAS TO SAY ABOUT THIS INJURY

Sarah Cushnie– Roll out the bottom of you foot with a lacrosse ball. Alternatively, freeze a water bottle and roll out with that. Roll and ice as a 2-in-1!

Liliana Guzman– Rolling arch with small ball, something bouncy. Stretch the arch. Get shoes with proper arch support

Brock Schulte– Shoes should be replaced soon. Fav recommendation is ASICS GT-2000s

John Conaty– Wear running shoes everywhere to support the arch of the foot

Mikayla Williams– knee brace

Chris O’Donnell–  roll it with a lacrosse ball along with deep rolling your whole leg.

Ellie Scoggins– new shoes

Ava Jolley– foot roller, ice, shoe inserts

Brandon Spiker– Tale shoe off, pull back toes with fingers, and run thumb along the band across your foot

Andrew George– rolling out with tennis ball, stretch calves, tape, compression sleeves

Rachel Hill– Rolling with lacrosse ball and going barefoot less often

Cayden Baldwin– Strengthen and stretch calf, ie massage and stretch foot, exercise achilles tendon too

Jeremiah Wilson– foot roller or golf ball, electro stim

Garrett Hanson– New shoes

Lily– roll my foot with a lacrosse ball all the time

Logan Robinson– Towel stretches

Sergio Mazon– calf strengthening/ stretching

Farooq Abdul– Change shoes to a low heel to toe drop and good cushioning.

“Childishafino”– KT tape + exercise + rest

Jack Keathley-Helms– Best treatment is to take a few days or weeks off. Massage, icec, and soft surface when running.

Darius Silaghi–  massage ball your feet

Caeden Smith– rolling it out with a tennis ball is good

Jack– rest, roll out feet with frozen water bottles or lacrosse ball

Underdog Track Club– Roll a golf ball under the arch of your foot

Sal Angelo– get orthotics, rest, icce, stretch the foot up before and after a run. Rest a lot!

Violet– Rolling a tennis ball on your arch right when you wake up helps. Doesn’t really go away.

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