Plantar Fasciitis: Strenght Training, Intrinsic Foot Muscles


Plantar fasciitis is an extremely painful condition, and it is also difficult tor may have a hard time understanding why the treatment options available are relatively limited. This brief summary can help people suffering from plantar fasciitis look at this problem from the point of view of the therapist. This can help patients evaluate alternative treatments like physical therapy.

Etiology of Plantar Fasciitis

This condition is primarily attributed to use physical therapy is indicated when the muscles of the foot are demonstrably weak or similar pathologies are present in the foot.

The assumption that weakness within the internal muscles of the foot causes plantar fasciitis is not based on empirical evidence. Most of the existing literature does not seek tocols that are based on the muscle weakness theory are beneficial for some patients. This is the basis for physical therapists who advocate for this course of treatment. Patients should understand that there is no established agreement in the research fields and that there is no documented correlation between muscle weakness and plantar fasciitis.

Treatment Options

Since treatments rely on muscle strengthening exercises to minimalist footwear and specific exercises targeting the flexor hallicus longus and brevis muscle group.

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