Hi there!I am really hoping you can help! There is so much conflicting information out there, but, I trust your opinion. A little over a year ago I developed Plantar faciitis. I was running every…Continue
"Yes, understood. :) I am doing massage and stretching 3-4 times a day...and more when I can. The therapy massage is in addition to my own (and to make sure I am doing things correctly). Thanks again for your help. It…"
"Keep in mind that it is the daily massaging that is important. One deep massage here and there by a therapist will not be enough and not do much, unless you can do them weekly on top of what you do daily. So again, the key is what YOU do.
"Lets stop everything right now, just to start with a clean slate so you are able to know what is helping. AND, if the calf is the issue, all activity, especially biking will put stress on the calf and keep it tighter, slowing down the process.
"Thank you so much for responding! It seems there is a lot of tightness in the calves. After massaging and wiggling/digging fingers in, it also feels tender along the areas in my picture and in a line more central down the back of the…"
"Hi Kat - PF is so fickle and amazingly frustrating. Lets do this, stop EVERYTHING you are doing so we can have a clean slate to work from. And, also realize PF is not a heel problem.
Have someone massage your calf and all along…"
Hi there!I am really hoping you can help! There is so much conflicting information out there, but, I trust your opinion. A little over a year ago I developed Plantar faciitis. I was running every other to every third day doing 7-9 miles in Innov8s. I did calf stretching, heel dips on steps, picking up Marbles with my toes and standing arch lifts to rehab. I stopped running and only did indoor cycling (for 4 months-until I was pain free) then, I slowly began to run again. It is more than a…See More