Doctors may use surgical techniques other than plantar fascia release
for chronic heel pain and/or
plantar fasciitis. These usually are done in
combination with plantar fascia release when there is prolonged heel pain and
another heel problem.
Preventing foot problems, including hammertoes, is often a matter of wearing the right shoes and taking care of your feet. A few tips:
Check your feet regularly for problems. This is especially true if you have diabetes or any other medical condition that causes poor circulation or numbness in your toes. If you do, check your feet daily so that problems can be caught early on.
Good circulation is essential. When you're sitting down, put your feet up. If you've been sitting for a while, stretch...