Since originally posting this article last year I’ve seen an amazing number of people coming in for sessions and experiencing really positive results with Reflexology for Plantar Fasciitis and other foot ailments. With the onset of summer, bare feet and sandals it’s even more important to take good care of those tender tootsies!
a pain in the bottom of the heel…and it’s becoming a more common problem for many.
What is it?
For those dealing with this condition it’s usual to experience sharp pain first thing in the morning (which may or may notimprove through the day) and again in the evening after resting.
If you study the structure of the foot and it’s biomechanics it all makes sense. There is a band called the plantar fascia that runs from the ball of the foot to the heel. This band doesn’t stretch easily and when it is forced beyond it’s “elastic limits” it can tear at it’s weakest insertion point, the heel bone.
There are many sites with information about Plantar Fasciitis and what causes it…let’s explore what can be done to help heal it. (this is assuming that you have a correct diagnosis)
- Reflexology benefits this condition…
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