Plantar fasciitis: simple stretches help treat this pain
If you have ever felt pain in the soles of the feet near the heel region especially in the morning this may be due to a disease called plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a connective tissue membrane that runs from the heel to the base of the toes. In fascitis there is an inflammation of this membrane, so pain in the soles of the feet and heel.
People care about working the body, but end up neglecting the work of those who allow us to move: feet! The causes of plantar fasciitis are innumerable: overweight, intense physical activity, sedentary lifestyle, inadequate shoes, exaggerations in the body. The causes of plantar fasciitis are numerous: overweight, intense physical activity, sedentary lifestyle, inadequate shoes, exaggerations in sports practice and body misalignment, especially in the area of the hip, where the feet are affected as well. in the hip region where the feet are affected as well.
The application of ice is the same, it helps a lot, but since the above conduct is being conducted.
Stretching for plantar fasciitis
Some exercises with tennis balls benefit the region by collaborating for a more structured foot! These exercises can be done daily on both feet, not just the affected one.
Begin by massaging your feet with the ball, let it slip across the sole of your foot. Perform on a rug so the ball does not escape. Then go to the exercises below, in each of them hold for 1 to 2 minutes on each foot, and you can repeat for 2 to 3 times:
Stretching for plantar fasciitis 1 - Photo: Personal file
Press the ball with the forefoot (close to the toes) hold the heel on the floor and slightly flex the knee for the ankle also to be activated.
Stretching for plantar fasciitis 1 - Photo: Personal file2 Stretching
Press the ball on the heel with your toes supported Stretch 3:
Stretch for plantar fasciitis 3 - on the floor and knee flexed.
Is exercise easier to practice than walking? To escape from sedentary lifestyle, this is the simplest way to start. And you do not even need to join a gym - just put foot on the street and still enjoy getting to know the city. Those who are interested in the activity can take advantage of the Night Walk project, which promotes a cultural and free two-hour tour around the Municipal Theater - its starting point and end.
Would not it be nice if you could have fun while getting fit? Well, know that it is possible. Research from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark has shown that playing football is better than running. Researchers followed the performance of 100 healthy women divided into three groups. The first played football, the second ran and the third played no activity.
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