- Words: 4160
- Length: 14 Pages
- Topic: Disease
- Paper #: 32059248
Non-Pharmacological Management of Plantar Fasciitis
The ideal management of plantar fasciitis is prevention, which is through appropriate warm-up exercises, quality shoes and exercises at an appropriate training level on a safe surface (Miller 2004).
Barrett and O'Malley (1999) recommend a conservative treatment that addresses the inflammatory element causing the discomfort and the biomechanical factors producing the disorder. To complement the treatment, the patient should be adequately educated on the etiology of their