Your Reading Guide to Plantar Fasciitis


If you’re suffering from this issue, below are some of our favorite articles on the subject!

Please share any you may also have, or any general advice you’ve used to heal your plantar fasciitis issues, in the comments!


Plantar Fasciitis: How Runners Can Learn How To Step Out of the Pain | Dr. Stephen Gangemi at Sock Doc“The imbalance in the muscles causes the plantar fascia to tighten and spasm as it tries to support the foot. Addressing the reason for the muscle imbalances will address the plantar fasciitis problem”

Plantar Fasciitis: What it is and Finding Relief | Jesse James Retherford at Tao Fit | “It is the diagnosis of symptoms. It is not the diagnosis of the problem. The pain may be in your foot–but the problem is not.”

Plantar Fasciitis: Pain-Free Movement is Just a Step Away | Rick Merriam at Engaging Muscles | “And the speed of a muscle contraction plays a very important role in improving your performance, and preventing an injury over the long-term.”

Plantar Fasciitis: The Scientific Signs, Symptoms and Causes as well as Research-Backed Treatment Options for Runners | John Davis at Runners Connect“This study found better results from the plantar fascia specific stretch; the authors hypothesized that the advantage of the foot stretch is that it recreates the Windlass mechanism, the pulley-like connection between the plantar fascia, heel, Achilles tendon, and calf.”