Physiotherapy for Plantar Fasciitis in Oakville
Welcome to the Mobility Plus Physiotherapy patient resource for plantar fasciitis relief
What is Plantar Fasciitis?
Heel pain that occurs from repetitive pulling of the plantar fascia on the anterior, medial aspect of the calcaneus. Often the pain is worse with the first steps in the morning or after long periods of non-weight bearing and when walking barefoot. This pain typically occurs following a recent change in physical activity or change in footwear.
How Can Physiotherapy Help?
Physiotherapists can help provide appropriate strengthening and stretching exercises to aid with self-management. Also, we can tape the arch, help mobilize and manipulate soft tissue and joints in the foot which has been proven to help with the healing process. In more chronic cases night splints and shock wave therapy are viable solutions.
What can I do to help before my appointment?
Wearing proper fitting supportive running shoes at all times and resting from high impact activities.
Best Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis and heel pain can be a daunting injury because every time you place your foot down on the ground to stand or walk, you’re potentially re-injuring the damaged tissue. It often does not go away without professional help and guidance.
We’ve helped many patient in our Oakville Physiotherapy clinic overcome heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis and we’d be happy to help you. Regain your mobility and life back with our expert guidance. We look forward to helping you.