Posts and articles about Plantar fasciitis
Are flat feet and plantar fasciitis the same thing?
Hi, are plantar fasciitis and fallen arches/flat feet synonymous?
Do memory foam insoles help with plantar fasciitis?
I'm suffering from policeman's heel and I'm looking for solutions. I don't know if I should go for hard or soft orthotics or inserts. What are the best insole...
Can diclofenac help plantar fasciitis?
I usually use diclofenac gel for general aches and pains in my body. Can it work for something as nuanced as plantar fasciitis?
What are the healing stages of plantar fasciitis?
How do I know if the plantar fasciitis I have is healing?
Am likely to get plantar fasciitis if I have high-arched feet?
My left foot has been starting to swell up more of late, the Achilles tendon has been rather stiff, and it hurts to walk on it at all. I have had arched feet fo...
Am I allowed to wear Crocs if I have plantar fasciitis?
I love my Crocs and I wear them every single day. I don't want to stop wearing them, but I recently developed plantar fasciitis and don't want to aggravate it. ...
Can plantar fasciitis cause calf muscle pain?
I am suddenly experiencing a lot of pain in my calves, and I don't know if this could be due to my plantar fasciitis or not. Can it cause me to experience pain ...
How long does it take for orthotics to help plantar fasciitis to go away?
Greetings, fellow humans. I went and bought myself custom orthotics to help me get through plantar fasciitis, but now I can't help wondering how long I will h...
Can doing squats irritate your plantar fasciitis?
Squats aren't really a high intensity exercise like running is, so I was wondering if it would irritate platar fasciitis at all, or if you would be able to do t...
How can I treat my plantar fasciitis if I'm on my feet all day for my construction job?
I have plantar fasciitis, and my doctor recommended I take it easy and get off my feet as much as possible. Unfortunately, this isn't really possible because I'...
Can heel pain be something other than plantar fasciitis?
I have been struggling with heel pain for the past couple of nights. When I looked online, all I get is plantar fasciitis. However, I'm not sure that's quite it...
Are orthotics necessary for plantar fasciitis?
Hi, I went to a doctor the other day because my left foot has been incredibly sore, and they told me I've got plantar fasciitis. They gave me some stretches t...
Can you put too much Epsom salt in a footbath?
I have plantar fasciitis, and I'm going to try soaking my feet in Epsom salts to relieve the pain. Is it possible to use too much Epsom salt?
Does Epsom salt draw out pain?
Hi, can I use an Epsom salt soak to relieve the pain from plantar fasciitis?
How long does it take Epsom salt to work?
If I soak my feet in Epsom salts, how long can I expect it to take before relieving the pain from plantar fasciitis?
Should I rinse my feet off after an Epsom salt soak?
Evening all, I want to soak my feet in a footbath with some Epsom salt, and hopefully, it will bring some relief from this plantar fasciitis. Should I rinse my ...
What is the difference between sea salt, table salt, and Epsom salt?
Hello ladies and gentlemen. Can someone please tell me the difference between sea salt, table salt, Epsom salt? Can I use any of them for relieving pain from pl...
Can custom orthopedic insoles cause knee pain?
Is it normal that my knees hurt since I got my orthotics for plantar fasciitis? Ever since I got the insoles, my knees hurt so much, and I can’t squat as much a...
Memory foam vs. orthotics material for my Plantar Fasciitis?
I read somewhere that material orthotics is bad for ball-of-foot pain. Now, I'm not really sure what the best insoles would be for me to wear. What should I co...
Do Orthotics help with heel pain from Plantar Fasciitis?
Are custom and premade Orthotics able to relieve the heel pain from Plantar Fasciitis?
Can wearing Crocs worsen my plantar fasciitis?
Does anyone know if wearing Crocs can make plantar fasciitis worse? They feel very comfortable but I know they don't have much structure to them. Could this be ...
Can tight hips cause plantar fasciitis?
I've never had any issues with my feet, only my hips. However, it seems that I'm developing plantar fasciitis in my left foot. Could this be due to my hips?
How to tell the difference between heel spurs vs. plantar fasciitis?
A dull pain started in my heel two days ago, and this morning, it was painful to stand. I'm not sure if it's plantar fasciitis or heel spur. Do you know?
Does plantar fasciitis cause heel spurs?
It started with plantar fasciitis, and 6 months later, it started becoming hard to walk barefoot. My heel has started aching, and now and then, there would be a...
Can plantar fasciitis cause a bone spur?
Is it possible for plantar fasciitis to cause bone spurs in my lower back? Or is this something completely separate?
What are the symptoms of heel spur vs. plantar fasciitis?
I don't know if I have plantar fasciitis or heel spur. What are the symptoms of each and how do I tell the difference?
Why does my heel hurt when stretching?
I've started following a routine of doing stretches every day. However, when I strateched out my foot I felt a burning sensation mixed with a dull ache. I don't...
Do hard plastic insoles cause more damage to the plantar fascia?
Today I met an orthopedic doctor sitting next to my husband and me at a restaurant, and I decided to ask him his thoughts on PF treatments. He then asked me wha...
Can a massage make plantar fasciitis worse?
Would it be okay to use a foot massager for my plantar fasciitis, or should I get someone to massage my foot by hand instead?
Is walking good for plantar fasciitis?
Would it be okay for me to walk if I have plantar fasciitis, or is it better to stay off the foot?
Can stretching worsen plantar fasciitis?
Would doing exercises that treat the plantar tendon put a strain on it instead of relieving it?
Can stretching my calf muscles help plantar fasciitis?
I am looking for some mild and simple stretches that I can do in order to help with my plantar fasciitis. Apparently doing light calf muscle stretches can help,...
Are custom orthotics able to give long-term pain relief from my plantar fasciitis?
I have plantar fasciitis in the middle of my left foot for years and it flares up all the time. Any suggestions as to long-term pain relief?
What are the best insoles or orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis?
If I just want to go purchase a generic set of insoles or orthotics for my plantar fasciitis, what should I be looking out for?
Do orthotics work for Plantar Fasciitis?
I don't want to wait for my plantar fasciitis to heal on its own and I want to do everything I can to make it get better faster. Is there a pair of cheap orthot...
Should I use soft or hard insoles for my Plantar Fasciitis?
If I don't end up purchasing custom ones and just want to go with the generics because they are cheaper, should I get the hard ones or the softer ones?
Which foot massager is best for plantar fasciitis?
I'm looking to buy a massager to help with the plantar fasciitis in my foot. I would love to get an electronic one, would it be okay?
Where should I massage for plantar fasciitis?
I want to try massaging my foot to ease the pain and hopefully bring a bit f relief. What part of my foot should I be massaging to ease plantar fasciitis?
Does massaging your feet help plantar fasciitis?
Is it a good idea to massage your feet for plantar fasciitis?
Is it OK to massage plantar fasciitis?
Hi, I am someone who only goes to the doctor as a last resort. I much prefer to research and learn how to treat any ailments with home or natural remedies. I ...
Is stretching the plantar fascia bad for you?
It seems like a good idea to stretch all of the muscles in your foot as an athlete, but I don't know if I actually should be doing this. Is it bad to stretch yo...
Does strength training help plantar fasciitis?
Can I do strength training while I have plantar fasciitis, or will it only worsen the condition? If it worsens it, what exercises do you recommend?
What foot exercises are good for plantar fasciitis?
I'm looking for exercises that will help the plantar fasciitis. Would it be safe to roll something underneath my foot and/or walk?
Do I need custom orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis or are over-the-counter insoles also good?
I have had plantar fasciitis for a while and the stretches aren't really helping that much. I want to get a pair of insoles to help but I don't want to spend a ...
What are your experiences with inserts for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis?
Anyone have any luck with an insert that helps with plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinitis?
Can wearing insoles cure plantar fasciitis?
I want to get rid of this ailment permanently. Will it ever go away if I buy and permanently wear specialised insoles? Oh, and are there any long-term effects I...
How hard does the material of the orthotic need to be for plantar fasciitis?
Should it be rather hard to support the foot or soft for a cushion for relief? How do they differ from each other?
Can Plantar fasciitis heal within a week?
If I had to follow all the indications on how to heal plantar fasciitis (exercises, orthotics, etc.), would it be possible for it to be healed within a week?
When is plantar fasciitis healed?
After struggling with plantar fasciitis for a couple of months, I went in for surgery, and I can still feel the tendon stiffen up ever so slightly. When will th...
Can plantar fasciitis be completely healed?
I've been following treatment from a podiatrist for my plantar fasciitis for about a year now, and my ankle has never been completely the same. Will it ever be ...
How do I know if my plantar fasciitis is getting better?
Does plantar fasciitis get worse before it starts to get better? I've been stretching my ankle, wearing orthotics, massaging it, etc., and it is feeling slightl...
Can calf stretches help with plantar fasciitis?
I have been looking for ways in which I can relieve my plantar fasciitis at home. Stretches are quite an easy, low-intensity exercise that I can do, but I'm jus...
What stretches can I do in the morning to help fix plantar fasciitis?
Are there any stretches I can do that will help heal plantar fasciitis before even getting out of bed in the morning?
Can collagen be the cause of plantar fasciitis?
What effects can collagen levels have on your feet? Is it possible to develop plantar fasciitis from collagen levels alone?
Can stretching worsen plantar fasciitis?
Can I pull or tear something in my foot or even leg if I try to stretch my plantar fascia? Is there a safe way to stretch with plantar fasciitis?
Is there a link between plantar fasciitis and psoriatic arthritis?
The location of the pain in the two cases seems to be in similar regions. This got me wondering if there is any link between the two?
Is it possible to have a heel spur without plantar fasciitis?
I know that there is a relationship between the two, but is it possible to have one without the other? For example, can I have heel spurs, but not have plantar ...
How can I tell if I have heel spurs or plantar fasciitis?
Is there a way to differentiate between the two without having to go to a podiatrist? The internet suggests that the two feel very similar, but can anyone expla...
Should I stay off my feet if I have plantar faciitis?
I don't know if I should stay off of my feet if I have plantar faciitis or not. It really hurts when I stand up and walk, but the internet says that I should ap...
How long does it take for a cortisone shot to kick in?
I am getting a cortisone shot for my plantar fasciitis. How long will it take before I feel relief from the pain after I take the shot? I hope that it's immedia...
Should I buy new insoles or new shoes?
Am I better buying some more insoles or buying some of the shoes people mention? I see oofos, Hokkas, brooks. I am so lost with what to buy and does anyone reco...