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Treating Your Foot Problems With A Unique Process Of Myofascial Therapy
09Dec, 2017

Treating Your Foot Problems With A Unique Process Of Myofascial Therapy

Foot pain can affect almost anyone at any time. Some severe pain can affect one’s quality of life and ability to enjoy workouts and/or do daily works. Often the troublesome muscle and tissue imbalances are the cause of plantar fasciitis.
 
What is Plantar Fasciitis?
Plantar Fasciitis is a common causes of heel pain. The plantar fascia (a three dimensional web of tissue that connects the heel bone to toes) becomes strained resulting in inflammation. The pain is experienced the most, especially in the morning when taking the first step or after standing or sitting for a long time. It can also occur from strenuous activities like speed walking, running, standing on hard surfaces, incompatible shoes, or overweight body. Plantar fasciitis can also occur due to biomechanical factors like flat feet, high arches, tight calf muscles, achilles tendon, or an abnormal inward twisting of the foot.
 
The treatment of Myofascial Therapy
Myofascial therapy is the best treatment to deal with plantar fasciitis. It helps to relieve soft tissue restrictions. The treatment process is very helpful in curing chronic myofascial pain, cumulative posture misalignment or mechanical deficits, compressed nerve from a herniated disc, and other inflammatory conditions.
 
When pain is caused by the tightness of the tissue within the fascial system of your heel, the diagnosis often becomes difficult. This is due to the fascia restrictions that do not show up on MRI scans or X-rays. However, treating a patient through myofascial therapy can significantly reduce the pain and bring ease and relief in the malfunctioning structure of the foot and other related nerves.
 
Who can provide you Myofascial Therapy?
Myofascial therapy is provided by a podiatrist in Perth. Each sessions of a therapy is followed by a pattern similar to physical therapy for post-operative rehabilitation. An initial investigation is done to locate the areas of the fascia that appear hidden in some cases. This helps to measure the level of motion which is increasingly turning asymmetrical to the body. Usually a treatment session may:
 
*Last for 30 to 50 minutes based on the severity of the damage
*Be conducted on a daily basis or alternatively
*Have a hand-on treatment therapist to provide relaxation in a private therapy room
*Last for a few weeks or months

Remember, the release of pain through myofascial therapy is possible only if you choose a trained and expert podiatrist based in Perth.
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