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How To Do a Step Stretch for Plantar Fasciitis


Updated May 13, 2014

Step stretch

Step stretch

Wendy Bumgardner ©

Tight calves can make help cause plantar fasciitis and prevent healing. Use this stretch but be careful not to overdo it.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 15 seconds

Here's How:

  1. Stand on the edge of a step.
  2. Allow one heel or both heels to drop off the step.
  3. Hold for 15-30 seconds.
  4. Repeat three times a day.

What You Need:

  • Step
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