5.12.17

Recovering from Plantar Fasciitis.....

I blogged about  plantar fasciitis in my last post and I have been suffering from it for the past two years. Well, I am still not too sure what are the treatments except taking anti-inflammation and painkillers, which GP always prescribe, but I guess rest from running might help. And, getting good apparels like wearing good cushioning shoes too. In fact, I think it all started after a half-marathon run and later, I wore a pair of shoes with poor cushioning for a week long trip.

Here's an excerpt from wiki on the disorder -

Plantar fasciitis is a disorder that results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot.[1] The pain is usually most severe with the first steps of the day or following a period of rest.[3] Pain is also frequently brought on by bending the foot and toes up towards the shin and may be worsened by a tight Achilles tendon.[3][2] The condition typically comes on slowly.[2] In about a third of people both legs are affected.[1]

I am trying acupunture later and see how it goes. Btw, I got these from my contractor who also sold sports apparel.

A recovery compression sock wore after a workout

It's pretty tight and I shouldn't wash it too often as it will loosen very soon

Recovery after a run 
The socks seems help as I felt the pain eased after wearing it for a few days but it also helps by wearing a good cushioning shoes. It did come back again especially when I wore my old running shoes and I have since discarded it. And, of  late, I shop for a new shoes and got a Brooks Glycerin 14, a recommendation from a seasoned runner. I will blog on my experience with the shoes later.


I will work on the recovery as a full marathon is still on my bucket list. Oh.. I love Korean Ginseng Soup lately and got my fix in Seoul Garden Hot Pot.


Have a good week!

7 comments:

  1. You might have to try eating the attap chee seeds that I have blogged before as so many fellas recovered from the cartilage issues. Those are very old people who recovered.
    You have missed my spooky post as usual.

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  2. That's terrible! Hope you will recover from it soon.

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  3. Think on the positive side, you will recover soon

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  4. Really no fun when you are not 100% well.

    I love Korean ginseng chicken soup too. Nice on a cold day.

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  5. Chris, it happened on my right ankle too . I was forced to stop running about one month plus. Luckily it didn't happen again. Touch wood! That time I also took painkiller and anti inflammation medicine. I also did physiotherapy.

    Take care, Chris!

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