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Thank you for sharing some great tips.
Stretching indeed is something that has helped my chronic plantar fasciitis tremendously. Calf stretching is also something that should be incorporated into any treatment protocol for PF, as it has proven its efficacy in randomized trials in a study. Here is a guide on plantar fasciitis that has also been very comprehensive and informational.
I would always recommend taping the foot. As soon as I started taping my foot, it made a huge difference in my recovery. I could feel the support it gave. I first did cold therapy for a good week to ensure all the inflammation had come down, as I suffered for a good 8 months before I actually decided to do something about it. Then I focused on a treatment called the BFST (blood flow stimulation therapy). I did that treatment 3-4 times a day, one cold treatment a day after work, and taped it....and i was healed in a month and a half. No more limping and it has never come back. I didn't do any stretching of any kind in order to avoid the risk of further injury. There is a very fine line when stretching the fascia and you have to be so careful to not over do it. Over stretching is what typically causes plantar fasciitis in the first place. So my advice is that if you are stretching, to just be careful and listen to your body. Don't over stretch it. When it hurts, stop. I'd recommend my treatment regime to everybody and anybody as it did wonders for me. I try to tell everyone about it. Here's more info on plantar fasciitis and the treatment I used to heal it. Great testimonials on the website too.
Wishing everyone the best.
I have been suffering on and off from PF for years and have tried practically every insole. What I realized is that sometimes I was wearing the shoes with insoles and sometimes I would need to look nicer and wear dress shoes. What was happening is my arch would almost heal, then re-tear in the same places when I would walk barefoot out of bed or temporarily wear dress shoes and flats. I was lucky enough to get to try a prototype of this new minimalist orthotic. I put it into my dress shoes and slippers and walking shoes and my feet feel good! I highly recommend if this is your issue like me! Help support them in their kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1448625616/soul-insole-shoe-bu...
Similar technique as mine, thanks for sharing. It's also good to do exercises to strengthen the muscles in your feet and prevent it from happening again. here's a good resource http://www.soulinsole.com/4-easy-steps-to-heal-prevent-plantar-fasc...