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.