ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS SHARES SOME EXERCISES FOR PLANTAR FACIITIS
posted: Feb 07, 2014.
Place a small, lightweight towel on the floor, laid out in front of you. Sit on a chair with the feet flat on the towel - make sure there is plenty of towel in front of you to pull! Use the toes to pull the towel towards you, bit by bit. Keep the heel on the floor. Once you find this easy, it can be progressed by using a heavier towel or even adding a small weight to the end of the towel.
In a seated position, place a pencil on the floor just in front of you. Pick the pencil up using your toes. Hold it for a few seconds and repeat this 10 times.
Walking on tip toes
Rise up on to your tip toes. Walk forwards slowly, always controlling your balance before you take your next step. Start off walking 10-15 steps and gradually increase the distance