Physioinfo Article


Strength training for plantar fasciitis and the intrinsic foot musculature

Strength training for plantar fasciitis and the intrinsic foot musculature: A systematic review: HIGHLIGHTS Plantar fasciitis a common foot condition and affects both elderly and athletic populations. Literature proposes that the condition should be termed a fasciosis or fasciopathy. An association between intrinsic foot muscle weakness and foot pain has been reported. High-load strength training causes high tensile loads across the plantar aponeurosis.