How to Treat and Prevent Plantar Fasciitis at Home

Plantar fasciais not something that we usually hear but it is very important to know when it comes to our feet. According to statistics almost 50% of Americans are afflicted from this foot pain that happens due to some injury or issue of the plantar fascia. Plantar fascia is a thin ligament that joins the heel to the front of the foot.

Plantar fasciitis is the name of the condition that occurs and this affliction mostly happens due to weight gain or irregular and constant motion. So from there the people who are at the highest risk of getting this disease are pregnant women, athletes and people who’s job requires a lot of standing.

The added kilograms and the motions out extra pressure on the foot and can cause inflammation and pain. The good news is that you can use some home remedies and treatments in order to soothe the pain and even prevent this from happening.

Treatments

Seated Exercises

  1. Take a water bottle or a rolling pin and roll your foot over it for a minute.
  2. Sit on a chair and cross one leg over the other. Pull on your toe upwards and hold that position 15 seconds and repeat the same process with the other leg.

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