In the summer, when activity increases, more and more people are complaining of heel pain. This is because frequent sandal wear and excessive physical activity have caused plantar fasciitis. Let's look at the causes and symptoms of plantar fasciitis, and how to treat it.
What are the heel pain and plantar fasciitis that get worse in summer?
Plantar fasciitis is a disease that literally causes inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a fibrous tissue that connects the heel and the five toes, divided into a total of five branches, one for each toe. It lifts the foot when walking, and absorbs the shock when it treads.
Patients with plantar myositis are increasing in summer. The reason is to wear sandals and slippers. Hot and frequent summer, sandals and slippers are essential but fashion items with light weight and good ventilation. However, it does not absorb the impact shock, and it puts a strain on the foot when it is worn for a long time. This causes damage to the plantar fascia and causes inflammation.
In addition, plantar fasciitis can be manifested by innate physical traits. For example, if you have a flat foot or a large difference in both legs, the crowd will increase and the rate of inflammation increases. Excessive stimulation of the soles of the feet, such as marathon and aerobic, are also factors that cause plantar fasciitis. Other long-standing habits, hard-wearing shoes, and arthritis are the causes of plantar fasciitis.
What are the symptoms of plantar fasciitis?
Typical symptoms of plantar fasciitis are heel pain. Every time I walk, my heels feel tingling and jerky, and sometimes I feel inside the heel. In particular, plantar fasciitis occurs in the morning and causes strong pain when you step on your foot.
Home-made plantar fasciitis self-treatment
In the case of mild pain, foot palsy in the foot can be self-treated at home.
Plantar fasciitis causes extreme foot pain, making it difficult to walk on a regular basis. In this case, the insole is placed on the shoe to effectively absorb the impact and alleviate the symptoms. In general, the insole sold on the Internet can serve as a buffer, but it can not be expected to be highly effective. Therefore, it is good to use the insole by customizing the shape of the foot in the medical device company.
2. Hot and cold fomentation
It is effective to alleviate symptoms and to prevent symptoms if you keep cold water for about 15 minutes immediately after standing for long time or exercising, and about 15 minutes before warming.
Footbaths can relieve foot fatigue and alleviate plantar fasciitis pain. A foot bath is put in warm water every day for 20 ~ 30 minutes.
Stretching to increase the Achilles tendon has the effect of reducing foot pain. It is important to constantly stretch every day to be introduced below. The stretching method looks at the wall, stretches the arm in a straight line, stretches the wall, stretches only the left foot. The right knee bends slightly. At this time, let the sole of the sole touch the ground so that the left heel can not be heard. Keep it for 15 seconds, then change to the opposite foot and proceed in the same way.