Offering pertinent biomechanical insights, Lisa M. Schoene, DPM, ATC, FACFAS, examines the positive effects of stretching for plantar heel pain and the potential consequences of equinus.
While stretching can be an early treatment for plantar fasciitis, Stephen Pribut, DPM, FACFAS, says it is not always appropriate to recommend stretching to heel pain patients and it can cause harm.
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Increasing awareness of the benefits of exercise and longer lifespans is leading to more older patients seeking care for musculoskeletal injuries. Older individuals are more prone to overuse injuries and are slower to heal. Despite that, most researchers and clinicians agree that the benefits of exercise far outweigh the risks. The volume of research on aging is increasingly showing that there are physical, cognitive and psychosocial benefits to remaining physically active as we age.1
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