Foot pain is a common complaint and many suffer from it in one form or another. Today we are sharing with you some foot pain exercises and also the many causes.
If you are suffering minor pain or injuries, you can greatly reduce the pain with regular icing and rest. Major injuries, on the other hand, may require medical attention, treatments or even surgery. Don’t underestimate the impact of high heels when it comes to your feet either.
Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain Symptoms
According to Footcare Facts, Plantar Fasciitis is the number one cause of foot pain and sufferers usually experience uncomfortable heel pain. This can be as a result of pregnancy, ill-fitting shoes, high arches or being overweight.
You may also experience painful sharp, stabbing pain after physical activity. Whilst it generally affects one foot, it can also appear in both. Find out the other causes below.
This infographic from heelthatpain outlines all the most common foot pain causes and also their symptoms. We would also recommend that if you wear stiletto’s, you view our post that shows you the dangers of wearing high heels and the nasty effects.
So, here is the list of the most common recorded conditions.
Inflammation and micro tears of the Plantar Fascia ligament. It causes burning, throbbing and stabbing pain in the heel.
Pointed, hooked or shelf-shaped calcium build-ups on the heel bone. They may cause pain in the heel by irritating soft tissue.
Swelling for the nerves in the toes. Pain is felt in the toes and ball of the foot.
Painful deformity of the joint where the bones of the foot and the big toe meet. Can cause intermittent or chronic pain.
Foot Pain Exercises Infographic
Here’s an excellent Foot Pain Infographic from Healthline that shows you 6 very easy exercises that will assist with some relief.
You can use a towel to stretch your foot and even a can that is placed under your foot and rolled. Continue on to discover 3 additional exercises that are not so well known.
Simple Foot Pain Exercises Video
Matt Shue is here from Upright Health to share 3 simple and effective exercises that can assist with heel and general pain in your foot.
Calf stretches, ankle strengthening, and arch massages are all common recommendations if you have plantar fasciitis.
These are highly effective plantar fasciitis stretches that helped Matt get rid of his foot pain after years of daily, constant suffering.
These stretches have been very effective for their clients suffering foot pain that was unresponsive to traditional physical therapy and medical approaches. Click Play above to view now ^