Plantar Fasciitis Treatment plans

By Andrew Heideman PT/ATC

Anatomy of the foot and plantar fascia.

Plantar fasciitis medical illustration.

Plantar Fasciitis – Treatment plans

Orthotics can help cushion the heel and provide arch support to help alleviate painful symptoms helping plantar fasciitis treatment plans.
Medical laser can help jumpstart the healing process and reduce inflammation.
The Graston Technique can help in loosening the plantar fascia and other restricted muscles that support the foot.

A Strassburg sock and/or night splint are devices that can be worn to help reduce pain associated with plantar fasciitis.
The acronym RICE is a treatment method that can be done at home to aid in acute pain relief.

If you would like to learn more about Plantar Fasciitis, please watch this video.

Plantar fasciitis

 


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