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What are the best exercises for Plantar Fasciitis?

As discussed in our article on What is Plantar Fasciitis, we know that the plantar fascia is a passive structure on the sole of your foot. It is influenced by how you move, how much you use it and how much stress you put through it. In this article, we will show you an evidence based protocol which may help if you have been medically diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis. If you would like to know more about the reasons why people get it, then have a look at this article we have written.

Rathleff et al (2014) provided the best programme that we have to date. We are more than happy to share it with you today.

Heavy Load Strength Training for Plantarfasciopathy 

High-load strength training improves outcomes in patients with plantar fasciitis” A randomized controlled trial with 12 months follow up
Rathleff et al (2014)

It’s essentially a modified calf raise. Plantar fasciitis is a tricky condition to rehabilitate. There are lots of gimmicks out there that acclaim they can help however, this protocol is the most scientifically researched and evidence based approach that we have currently.

If you have any questions, please do get in contact. Our clinicians would be delighted to help

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