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You may be able to relieve heel pain by stretching tight calf muscles. See a picture of a calf stretch exercise.
Foot-strengthening exercises done with a towel and weights. See a picture of a towel curls exercise.
Foot-stretching exercises done with a towel. See a picture of a towel stretch exercise.
Some people may choose more intensive strengthening and flexibility programs, especially competitive athletes, people who want to return to a heavy sports program, or people who are highly motivated. A physical therapist or trainer can help supervise a program recommended by your sports medicine specialist or a foot specialist, such as an orthopedist or podiatrist.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||October 1, 2012|
Last Revised: October 1, 2012
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