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Does Stretching Make Plantar Fasciitis Worse?



If you suffer from Plantar Fasciitis you know how frustrating it is to get relief. Many people

suffer from chronic foot, heel and arch pain for years and have tried countless traditional methods (anti-inflammatories, ice, rest, orthotics, night splints) with no real solution.


This article sheds more light on what type of stretching is helpful and answers the question, does stretching make plantar fasciitis worse?


Most people who suffer with plantar fasciitis have researched the best remedies to resolve your pain. Stretching is always at the top of the list. It seems reasonable as your arch, calf and Achilles tendon areas just feels tight. Yet, stretching is not as simple an undertaking as it seems.


Certain types of stretching can actually make your problem worse. There are two types of stretching, static and active stretching.