Home Care for Plantar Fasciitis

One of the big sources of holiday stress for many people is financial. It can be expensive to get gifts for loved ones and friends, especially if you come from a large family. If you are looking for ways to not only keep costs down, but also show everyone how much you care, you might want to think about crafting your own gifts. As an added benefit, doing so can keep you out of certain retail stores that are mobbed with people this time of year!

Do-it-yourself projects have gained in popularity in recent years, probably because they can be done in the comfort of your home. Something else that can be handled at home is care for plantar fasciitis. Actually, part of the treatment plan we create for patients who suffer from this source of heel pain entails stretches and icing regimens to be performed at home.

The following home remedies can be useful for not only treating an existing case, but also preventing the condition from happening in the first place. These remedies include:

When you are struck by heel pain, whether as the result of plantar fasciitis or a different medical issue, your first step towards recovery is seeking a professional diagnosis here at Southern Tier Podiatry. We will determine the root cause and then create an effective treatment plan to alleviate painful symptoms and improve the condition.

Our podiatry practice helps patients from across the local Broome County, NY communities who suffer from foot and ankle pain, so let us create a treatment plan for you today. Simply call our Vestal, NY office at (607) 217-5668 for more information or to schedule your appointment.

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