Being around sports medicine for 20 years and seeing many clients come through looking for advice on various advice for different ailments I have gained the knowledge to see what works and what doesn't. So I hope my many years of research will give you the right advice to help in curing plantar fasciitis. KD4&5 a Luo and xi cleft combo of KD. The use of electrical stimulation between the two points at about 4-6 Hz for pain. Electrical stimulation can be a very powerful tool in accelerating the healing process in the body as well as providing more immediate analgesic effects. Once a successful treatment has taken place, look for an athletic shoe that is designed for over-pronation and has extra heel padding to prevent a recurrence of the problem. Make sure the shoes fit properly, there should be, at least, a finger's width of room between the longest toe and the end of the shoe. The ball of the shoe should supply ample toe room and bend where your toes actually connect to the ball of your foot. The heel should fit snugly with little up and down movement when you walk. The occurrence of plantar fasciitis is more frequent among people having flat feet or high arches. Middle-aged men and women who are overweight; runners and dancers; and people whose jobs require them to stand for long hours often suffer from plantar fasciitis Arthritis and direct trauma may also lead to the development of the problem, in which case the condition is called secondary plantar fasciitis Walking around will generally make this pain lessen at first, but the more they are on their feet, especially after standing for hours, the pain will worsen again. Although metatarsalgia is not highly risky and has little or no long-term drastic effect, it can definitely hamper you. If you are in a physical career and your mobility and use of your feet are vital to your work, metatarsalgia may pose a major problem. This disorder is highlighted by sharp pain that continuously gets worse after prolonged periods of activity. This is followed by numbness or tingling in the toes that eventually worsens even when you rest and relax your feet. Researchers will survey runners in the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon who seek treatment for foot and ankle injuries in the podiatry tent. If the foot is properly aligned this pull causes no problems. If the foot is pronated - rolls outward at the ankle, the arch falls too much and there is an abnormally amount of pull on the fairly rigid plantar fascia. This causes an abnormally strong pull on the heel where the plantar fascia attach. The plantar fascia is an apparatus of connective tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot from your heel to the base of each toe, supporting the arch. When this tissue becomes inflamed, the condition is known as plantar fasciitis, and is generally marked by severe pain on the bottom of the heel.