Using a foam roller for plantar fasciitis could be the answer to your prayers!
In today’s world everyone seems to be constantly on the move, spending long periods of time on their feet which results in pressure on the heel. Plantar fasciitis (1) is the most common cause of pain in the heel of the foot, it occurs when the fascia (the band of tissue on the bottom of your foot) becomes irritated.
When this happens there’s no need to panic, it commonly affects runners and ballet dancers!
So what can you do about it? You’ve probably spent time googling How to Treat Plantar Fasciitis but haven’t yet found the miracle cure you’re looking for. Don’t worry, we’re not here to tell you it’s all about getting more sleep and rolling a water bottle under your foot. We can provide you with the most effective cure.
Foam rolling has been scientifically proven to ease pain, increase blood flow and soften muscle tissue. But does foam rolling help plantar fasciitis? With the Pulseroll vibrating foam rollers you can ease this pain massively as a normal foam roller can help stretch the muscle, but the technology in the vibrating rollers gets deeper into the muscle tissue, speeding up the recovery process considerably. Foam rolling plantar fasciitis is not only easy to do from the comfort of your own home, but also saves you money on expensive physio treatments.
You might be wondering, does a foot roller help plantar fasciitis? Although the foot is the obvious place to treat for this problem, tight calves and tense shoulders also add to the issue, so try these foam roller exercises for plantar fasciitis:
- Sit up straight and place the foam roller under the feet. Apply pressure for one to two minutes per session; you may want to roll slightly but it will work without having to move much. The Pulseroll vibrating single ball has been glorified as the best foot roller for plantar fasciitis!
- Sit on a flat surface and cross one ankle over the other. Place the foam roller under your calf and apply pressure as you gently lean from side to side.
- Lay down with the foam roller underneath you at the top of your back. Stretch both arms up above your head and slowly roll back and forth.
Now that you know how to use a foam roller, you’re basically a pro at your own recovery process. There’s no need to fear being bed bound for the foreseeable future. Although it’s a very annoying and painful issue, it’s nothing to fret about, as we can guarantee using a Pulseroll vibrating foam roller for plantar fasciitis is the solution you’ve been waiting for.
1 - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/plantar-fasciitis/