Got Plantar Fasciitis? Get Heel-Pain Help

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Hi, I'm Dr. Vonda Wright plantar fasciitis is a form of heel pain that can linger for weeks, how can you make the pain go away and get back to the activities you love? First, let it rest, the more you rest your foot the better, your plantar fascia the sixth ligament connecting your toes needs a break but resting your foot doesn't mean you have to sit around.

Switch to activities that don't press on your feet, try swimming or rowing or use weight machines and give yourself a 10 to 15 minutes ice massage twice a day, roll your foot back and forth over a can of frozen juice to increase blood flow and help break down the [xx] from inflammation, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofen also helps relieve the pain.

Stretch your feet before you get out of bed, it will reduce the pain which is usually worse first thing in the morning. Stretch your feet during the day to. Finally chose your footwear wisely, ladies save your stilettos for weddings and parties. I'm Doctor [xx] for more tips to fight pain watch all our health smart videos.