If you missed the free seminar on Plantar Fasciitis where the Cantrell Center teamed up with Run Fit Sports on Tuesday, June 27th, you really missed out. We had an overwhelming response!
Here’s a recap of some of the questions that were address during the seminar:
What is Plantar Fasciitis?
Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia.
What is the plantar fascia?
WebMD.com defines plantar fascia as “the flat band of tissue (ligament) that connects your heel bone to your toes. It supports the arch of your foot.”
What are the signs and symptoms?
Common signs and symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis are:
-Increased pain first thing in the morning
-Increased pain after prolonged sitting
-Tenderness on the bottom of your foot/heel
-Feeling of walking on “rocks/glass”
What are some causes of Plantar Fasciitis?
Some common causes of Plantar Fasciitis are:
-Plantar Flexor tightness/hypertonicity
-Poor foot mechanics (arch height, supination/pronation)
-Influences of pelvic and rib cage position
Adrian Baker, DPT, explained during the seminar, “We have chains of muscles that like working together. Your pain may be in one area, but the problem may extend or “begin” somewhere else.”
The Cantrell Way
- Extensive evaluation with a “whole body” approach using PRI measures
- Interdisciplinary approach
- Multi-faceted interventions
- Manual and Non-Manual Techniques
- Positional Guidelines
- Breathing Mechanics
To learn more about how the Cantrell Center can help you with Plantar Fasciitis, please give our scheduler a call at (478)953-3535.
To learn more about Postural Restoration (PRI), visit: https://www.posturalrestoration.com/
Run Fit Sports has 3 locations in Georgia: Macon, McDonough, and Warner Robins. To learn more, visit: http://www.runfitsports.com.