Posts Tagged "plantar fasciitis"

Quick Tip: Do you know how to loosen up your feet?

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to loosen up your feet?

This week's quick tip is about loosening up your feet and relieving pain that can typically develop for runners, people who wear high heels, or those who deal with plantar fasciitis. Jenny shows you a few quick ways you can start working out the muscles in your feet daily using a golf ball, foot wheel, or with your hands. Be sure to check out our Toes Pose and Yoga Toes videos on our YouTube channel to learn how to further open up and strengthen your arch. Nothing makes a better stocking stuffer than goodies for your feet! Stop by the clinic, and...

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Quick Tip: Toes Pose

Posted by on Dec 6, 2015 in Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Toes Pose

This week is all about the feet. In this week’s Quick Tip, Psoas therapist Jeremy Galvin talks us through a simple stretch to address plantar fasciitis and soreness on the bottoms of the feet. Plus, we wanted to let you know about an awesome community workshop on shoe fitting we’re co-presenting on December 10th with our friends at A Runner’s Mind. A poor fitting shoe can cause all sorts of problems from repetitive stress injuries in the legs to lower back pain, so if you haven’t thought about your shoes lately, start thinking about ’em! Check out the details on...

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Quick Tip: Are your feet bothering you?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Are your feet bothering you?

Just this weekend, a good friend asked us what to do for Plantar Fascitis, generally defined as pain and tightness on the bottom of the feet. It reminded us that the following videos are two of our most viewed because so many of you deal with foot cramps, foot tightness, bunions, Plantar Fascitis, neuromas, etc. To start healing your feet, make sure you have a good pair of shoes that both offer support and allow you to spread your toes out. Don’t forget to replace them before they wear thin! Then start stretching and strengthening your toes with some of the ideas below. We use the golf...

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Quick Tip: AIS Plantar Fascia Stretch

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: AIS Plantar Fascia Stretch

Even those of you who are lucky enough not to suffer from plantar fasciitis might have some tough tissue on the soles of your feet. The plantar fascia is the connective tissue that reaches from the ball of the foot to the heel, and it can take a beating from walking, running, and just general overuse. Take a seat with Scott Schwartz in this  Quick Tip, as he guides you through how to use your toes to stretch that connective tissue that gets tight on so many people. Since this is an Active Isolated Stretch, you’ll want to give the stretch 10-12 passes with increasing tension each...

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Quick Tip: Yoga Toes

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Yoga Toes

This week we bring you part 2 of our focus on the feet. This is all about stretching the feet with a really cool product we have here in the studio called Yoga Toes. Men, this isn’t just for the ladies, although it is super helpful for those ladies that love to wear their heels.  For those of you complaining of achy feet, foot cramps, “plantar fasciitis” issues, or just the proactive ones that are striving for optimal performance in their sport, the Yoga Toes give your feet an amazing stretch. Use them while hanging on the couch, and after regularly using for even a week,...

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