Plantar Fasciitis and Fitness

Well, the first month of the New Year is almost over. If you’re like many people who made a list of resolutions, increased fitness and physical activity were likely one of your top items. Whether that includes eating a healthier diet or working out more to lose extra pounds or to help yourself better enjoy the outdoors, improved fitness is a great resolution to have. A healthy lifestyle not only makes you look great, but it has been shown to improve your physical and mental health and make you happier and more self-confident.

Regardless of where you’re starting your fitness journey, it can be easy to overdo it in the beginning, potentially causing injury that can sidetrack or postpone your new workout routine. Overuse of the feet and legs often wear out tendons and muscles, including the important plantar fascia tendon. Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that affects … Read More