The most important things that you can do to heal Plantar Fasciitis is to stretch your calf muscles and rebuild the strength of the Plantar Fascia Band. Currently, the Plantar Fascia band is in a weakened state. It is tight and rigid.
A common injury for athletes and runners is IT Band syndrome. The IT or Iliotibial band connects the hip bone to the side of the knee. It is a long, thin band on the side of the hip. Because of various reasons, this band tightens and rubs against the hip and knee causing significant pain
Fortunately, most cases of Plantar Fasciitis resolve within weeks if you take the right path to recovery. Physical Therapy is one of the most effective means of healing Plantar Fasciitis because this condition can often be resolved by a combination of stretching, strengthening exercises, and corrective footwear.
Ankle Sprains are common but chronic ankle sprains are common also. A chronic ankle sprain occurs when you have sprained your ankle, went through a healing process, and then suddenly sprained your ankle again. This is a nuisance as you will have to spend another six weeks in recovery.
Plantar Fasciitis is a painful problem causing disability and everyday pain. Usually plantar fasciitis manifests as heel pain and is often caused by a sudden increase in physical activity. Plantar Fasciitis is common in runners and other types of athletes.