Strengthening your arch can be important for people who experience heel pain, arch pain or plantar fasciitis.
This exercise is effective at strengthening the arch ligament BUT, start gently & go slowly – some people can find this exercise quite uncomfortable if you push too hard. The ideal amount of discomfort is a stretching feeling but NOT PAINFUL.
Initially start with doing the exercise twice daily & performed on each foot for 3 times. Slowly rise up onto your toes & hold for 5 seconds then lower your heel to the ground. Ideally do on both sides.
It’s important that one of our Podiatrist’s guides you with this exercise and provides other treatment if needed. We want your pain gone ASAP but more importantly get you back to moving & enjoying activity.
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