Do Foot Rockers work to help Plantar Fasciitis?

April 5, 2024

Do foot rockers work to help plantar fasciitis?

Short answer is yes, but it depends on how you use it!

I have used many different devices to aid in the treatment of plantar fasciitis some better than others. This is definitely one that is more successful. Ankle movement is essential in treating plantar fasciitis and ideally but not essential to be able to move past 90 degrees. This allows the muscles to work more effectively in supporting the fascia and reduce the pressure.

Now obviously you can just move your ankle, I have seen countless plans and instructions for this. However is the speed and focus for the movement that you need.

Using the foot rocker relaxes the leg and allows you to move from each extreme in a structured way. Walking and standing are essentially completely automatic so using something like a foot rocker helps change the focus and allows for a change in skill and habit.

The video explains the movement focus and how to use the foot rocker to help.

I use different rockers and they are all similar the one I use and suggest is

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About the author

Stephen Grinnell MSc Health and Rehabilitation
Pain and Physical Rehabilitation Specialist
Stephen has had his own Pain and Rehabilitation Clinic for over 11 years where he has treated well over 2500 people with lots of different pain and injury issues. Stephen’s personal physical rehabilitation journey started with a serious injury while on active service with the Royal Marines 25 years ago. This injury resulted in a long journey of complementary rehabilitation and two replacement hips. Stephen has developed his own bespoke treatment protocols using a variety of medical devices to help pain and inflammation resulting in accelerated recovery. Expert areas of focus are Plantar Fasciitis Treatment, Back pain issues particularly Lower Back and Sciatica and hip and knee replacement rehabilitation. Stephen previously had a successful academic career lecturing at a variety of Colleges and Universities in the Sports Science, Rehabilitation and Training areas. Stephen has also worked in The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Physiotherapy department during the Covid 19 Pandemic helping the recovery of COVID patients. In 2022 Stephen has been extensively researching and trialling protocols to treat plantar fasciitis. His Expertise has resulted in the successful treatment of 103 people and counting with a current success rate of 93%

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