Runners Plantar Fasciitis


Jesse McFarland Running Coach Denver By: Jesse McFarland, CSCS

Runners plantar fasciitis is a common limitation or injury that many distance runners and endurance athletes experience. Plantar fasciitis is usually inflammation, tear, or stress of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of tissue that starts from the heel and spreads through to the ball of your foot. A runner’s plantar fascia can tear and become inflamed by overuse or improper footwear.

Symptoms of Runners Plantar Fasciitis

  • Pain in the arch of foot and in the heel
  • Pain occurs during sleep and in the mornings
  • Painful during running, especially at the beginning of a run

Causes of Runners Plantar Fasciitisrunners plantar fascitis

  • Overtraining: Running too many miles
  • Overweight
  • Tight Calf Muscles and/or Achilles Tendon
  • High Arches in the Foot
  • Overpronation in the Ankle
  • Worn-out Shoes or Improper Shoes that don’t fit your foot.

Treatment of Runners Plantar Fasciitis

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