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Stretching Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

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Updated June 06, 2014

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Plantar Fasiciitis - What is it?
Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that causes discomfort directly under the heel of the foot. Typical symptoms of plantar fasciitis include:
  • Pain directly under the heel of the foot

  • Symptoms worst the first steps in the morning

  • Difficulty walking long distances because of discomfort
Treatment of plantar fasciitis is focused on relieving inflammation and stretching the tight tissues along the arch of the foot. Here is a simple stretching routine that will alleviate the symptoms of plantar fasciitis in most patients.
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