Trying to Prevent or Recover From Plantar Fasciitis?
The plantar facsia is a layer of connective tissue covering the bottom of the foot that originates at the toes and inserts at the heel. This fascia layer supports the arch of the foot and absorbs shock.
Plantar Fasciitis occurs when the fascia is stretched past its limit due to excessive pressure creating micro tears in the fascia.
While rest is usually the first form of treatment for plantar fasciitis, there are several other things that can be done to prevent it from occuring or reoccuring.
Here are is a list of the items we carry in store to remedy your plantar fascia needs:
- Step Stretch- Because plantar fasciitis is caused by excessive stretch of the fascia, the most effective form of prevention is to increase the flexibility of the plantar region and surrounding structures. This gadget has been shown to be 3 times as effective in increasing flexibility of the plantar fascia and muscles of the lower leg than the common wall stretch.
- The Strassburg Sock- Developed by medical professionals, this sock also increases the flexiblity of the tissues in the plantar region and has been proven to reduce recovery time by 60%. The Strassburg Sock can be worn at night or at rest and can reduce the pain in those first few steps when you wake up or stand.
- Foot Rubz- Based off ancient asian acupressure techniques, the 160 massaging fingers on the Foot Rubz ball massages the plantar fascia with tension controlled by the pressure applied.
- Feetures Plantar Sleeve- Plantar fasciitis can cause inflammation and swelling in the plantar region. The Plantar Sleeve provides graduated compression improving circulation and giving support to the area. Great for day or night.