When the hurting is particularly bad, like after you have had to walk or stand for a long time, ice will often ease it. You can rest your foot on an ice pack or freeze small bottles of water and then roll them under the foot. The principle of 5 minutes on, 5 minutes off is good with ice For this exercise you must to get a frozen bottle of water and place it below one foot. Roll your foot more than the bottle. The movement and the temperature will help ease any pain that you have in your heels, and also help avoid future injuries. players or my baseball team star that must sit on the bench for some time. Long distance runners are likely to get it, tennis players, dancers and actually most of the athletes may get it. So What Happened To My Favorite Athlete? Why can't he play? Plantar Fasciitis pain will commonly be close to the heel but it might occur anywhere along the Plantar Fascia band. If the band gets bruised or stretched, the inflammation will cause the pain. It can also be partly detached from the heel bone and a calcium deposit can form - a heel spur. Plantar fasciitis is related to "heel spur syndrome", but they are not the same. The heel spurs to which this web site refers are on the front and bottom of the heel, not the back of the heel. But many of the ideas presented here may be helpful for dealing with other types of heel spurs and heel pain. Heel spurs are not spike-shaped, but flat and shelf-like. They appear like spikes because x-rays are taken from the side looking down along the edge of the shelf. Pain probably rarely if ever results from heel spurs poking into tissue. Causes and treatments for the two conditions are the same. Yes! Painwave X4000 is a brand new, a non-invasive, drug-free method that can provide real and lasting relief from heel pain. Unlike other methods of pain relieve, which rely on artificial pain blockers that can have drastic side effects, the Painwave X 4000 works in conjunction with the body's own bioelectromagnetic ecosystem. The Painwave X4000 also has no side effects, and the unit is simply moved gently over the surface of the skin in a small circular motion. With repeated use, the Painwave X4000 can improve circulation, cell activity and lymphatic movements. This can aid in providing reliable relief from excruciating symptoms of heel pain. If your muscles are not strong enough to maintain the foot in the safe range you cannot strengthen them overnight so it’s strong enough to keep the foot in the safe range. For some of you it would take months and for some of you it means a combination of losing a lot of weight and a lot of training. Either way we need to keep the foot in the safe range without putting something in the way of the natural spring mechanism like an arch support or orthotic. 10.Chunky heels are much more stable than stilettos. Try to wear a wider, more supportive heel or even convert to platforms!