Plantar fasciitis is known as inflammation of a thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. If you have experienced it, you know it is a pain that can not be ignored. Whether you’re an active runner or standing for long periods of time, there is a good chance you have experienced some type of fascia.
If you are looking to avoid the dreaded shot or being in a boot, try these tips for relieving plantar fasciitis pain.
The built-in arch support and heel cradle, stabilizes the foot and improves alignment. By giving the arch support the thick band of tissue in the heel experiences relief.
This motion control in the Powerstep insole, along with targeted dual-layer cushioning, helps absorb shock at impact to reduce stress on the feet, ankles and other joints.
Available at Front Runner for between $24.95-39.95.
THE STRASSBURG SOCK
When worn at night the device will apply a force which results in the reduction and/or elimination of the pain felt during those first steps in the morning.
The device holds the ankle and forefoot joints in a position of slight dorsiflexion that prevents a position of plantarflexion, that is the plantar fascia is not allowed to contract.
Available at Front Runner for $47.99.
SOCKWELL PLANTAR EASE CREW
The Sockwell Plantar Ease Crew firmly supports the Plantar Fascia and the Achilles Tendon by applying pressure that encourages blood flow upward to reduce swelling which ultimately minimizes pain and discomfort.
Fun fact – Sockwell are made right here in Chattanooga!
Available at Front Runner for $21.99.
TRIGGER POINT MASSAGE BALL
The MBX by Trigger Point is recommended for a deep massage on the plantar fascia. The extra firm EVA foam compresses and “grips” tissue, encouraging blood and oxygen flow to enhance overall movement and range of motion.
This tool is small yet powerful, bring it to the office for extra relief during the day!
Available at Front Runner for $19.99.
The OS1st® FS6 sports compression foot sleeve has a comfortable, shaped fit. The high performance design delivers six different zones of compression. This is a product that is comfortable and easy to wear daily.
You can wear the this sleeve under your regular socks and shoes for extra compression.
Available at Front Runner for $40.00.