What is plantar fasciitis?
A thick band of connective tissue in the sole of the foot is plantar fascia and it runs from the heel to the base. The inflammation of this thick band of tissue is known as plantar fasciitis. The main and most common symptom of this condition is stabbing pain in the heel. Plantar fasciitis is one of the main reasons when you have pain in the heel.
Why does plantar fasciitis arise?
The main cause of plantar fasciitis is not well known. Any reason that causes excessive stress or strain on the plantar fascia can make you vulnerable to plantar fasciitis.
The risk factors of plantar fasciitis are prolonged standing, obesity, excessive running, high arch of foot, flat foot, shoes that do not have proper support, exercises that result in a lot of pressure on the heel and injury. Age group of 40-60 year is more prone to plantar fasciitis.
What are the symptoms of plantar fasciitis?
The prominent symptom that indicates plantar fasciitis is heel pain. The pain usually occurs on one side and sharp in nature. The pain gets worse in the morning and makes it difficult for the person to take the first steps. The pain gets better once the daily activities are begun. If a person is standing for a long period, it can increase the pain. Rising from sitting position can also boost the pain.
Can Homeopathy treat plantar fasciitis?
Yes, homeopathy is an ideal way to cure plantar fasciitis by using homeopathic medicines. Homeopathic remedies for plantar fasciitis are helpful in reducing the inflammation and other associated symptoms with plantar fasciitis. The selection of medicine for plantar fasciitis depends on the severity and individual symptoms and personality of the person. The best homeopathic medicines for plantar fasciitis include Rhux Tox, Valeriana Officinalis, Bryonia Alba, Pulsatilla Nigra, and Berberis Vulgaris.
Homeopathic Medicines for Plantar Fasciitis
Rhus Tox – One of the Best Homeopathic medicines for plantar fasciitis
Rhus Tox is the top homeopathic medicine for plantar fasciitis. It is beneficial in cases when the problem occurs due to the excessive strain, stress on or use of a body part. Rhus Tox is highly recommended in those cases where the person complains of heel pain that worsens in the morning and restricts the first few steps. Eventually, the pain of the heel becomes less intense. In addition to this, homeopathic medicine Rhus Tox is highly helpful for treating plantar fasciitis when exercise and running make the condition worse due to the pressure or stress on the heels.
Valeriana Officinalis – One of the best Homeopathic medicines for plantar fasciitis where heel pain gets better by walking
Valeriana Officinalis is the most suitable homeopathic remedy for plantar fasciitis. It is prescribed for plantar fasciitis when the heel pain becomes better by walking. The heel pain gets worse from sitting.
Bryonia Alba – Well indicated among One of the best Homeopathic medicines for plantar fasciitis where heel pain worsens from stepping
Bryonia Alba is another of the well recognized homeopathic medicines for plantar fasciitis treatment. It is well indicated for this condition when heel pain gets worse from stepping. The resting position gives relief. In some cases, the person may have pins and needle-like sensation in soles along with heel pain.
Pulsatilla Nigricans – One of the top rated Homeopathic remedies for plantar fasciitis where heel pain gets worse from rising from seat
Pulsatilla is recommended for the treatment of plantar fasciitis when heel pain gets worse when rising from a sitting position. Another unique symptom that indicates the usage of Pulsatilla Nigricans is the boring pain in the heel that gets worse in the evening. Pulsatilla is considered one of the top choice among homeopathic medicines for plantar fasciitis when heel pain is felt every time once the person starts walking. Such persons want to stretch their feet.
Berberis Vulgaris – Excellent Homeopathic Treatment for plantar fasciitis where heel pain worsens on standing
Berberis Vulgaris is selected for plantar fasciitis cases when standing worsens the heel pain. It is most effective when the person may complain of ulcerative pain in the heel region. Another indication of using Berberis can be the pain in the balls of the feet on stepping.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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