July 2018

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Plantar Fasciitis Sport Massage-An In Depth Infographic

Plantar Fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain for athletes and squash players. It is caused by straining a ligament under the foot called the Plantar Fascia. The Plantar Fascia supports the foot arch and acts like a shock absorber that absorbs the impact on each step. Overworking this ligament can cause tiny rips and tears on its tissue resulting in a stabbing pain on the first number of steps after a long footrest. MASSAGE THERAPY Using your thumbs, gently knead gently around the where the pain would be felt with gentle pressure to help the blood circulate through the damaged tissues. Do the same procedure on your lower calf muscles making your way down slowly through the Achilles tendon down to your heal to loosen up stressed muscles and to further circulate more blood to the damaged areas. Slowly move your toes to make invisible circles to loosen…