Should I Keep Stretching?
Should I keep stretching with heel pain? I think the interesting thing about heel pain is you need to look at whether or not stretching is actually increasing irritation to the area.
Then, so many people actually don't have tight muscles, but practitioners are used to treating it the same old, same old way, so they provide the same treatment.
If stretching irritates your heel and you find it increases your pain, then stretching isn't for you.
Secondly, if that muscle isn't actually tired, then stretching will only ever increase your pain and you'll never get better and never reach any of your goals, so you'll never get back to happy, healthy, and active.
Heel Pain Calculator
You may also like to try our Heel Pain Calculator. This is the first Heel Pain calculator in the world and will help guide you to potential treatment protocols. Use this guide to help guide you to understand better the level of infection that you may have present and give helpful suggestions as to what the best therapies maybe. Head to heelpaindr.com.au
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Founder of A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care in Sydney, and former president of the Australasian Podiatry Council, Dr Brenden Brown (A.K.A Dr Foot) is a wealth of knowledge on how to take care of your feet, including how to find the best shoes.
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