If you are suffering from true plantar fasciitis, studies show that joint mobilization, trigger point manual therapy, taping techniques, and specific stretching exercises can powerfully reduce plantar fasciitis related pain in the short and long run. Night splints and custom or prefabricated orthotics were also shown to benefit. Do you know who can help you implement these treatments in a way that is right for you? You guessed it- your friendly neighborhood PT!
What I want to caution you against doing is assuming you have plantar fasciitis simply because you have pain at or near the bottom of your foot. An improper diagnosis will hinder your chances of a swift and long lasting recovery. Knowledge is power, empower yourself!Read More