Wearing nonsupportive footwear on hard, flat surfaces puts an abnormal strain on the plantar fascia and can also lead to plantar fasciitis. This is particularly evident when one’s job requires long hours on the feet. Obesity and overuse may also contribute to plantar fasciitis.
In addition to this, stretching the calf muscle would be advisable.
be most appropriate to seek medical evaluation and a determination as to the potential cause for these complaints. Plantar fasciitis is a readily treated disorder with appropriate stretching, shoe and activity modification, heel lift or supportive over-the-counter insole and will improve. Unfortunately arthritic disorders are more challenging and may require greater and more prolonged management in order to achieve an improved pain and functional state.