Tag Archives: Plantar Fasciitis

October 19, 2017 – 6:53 pm

We all love to get a massage when our bodies are sore and tired, but sometimes because of time or finances (or both) this isn’t possible. The solution? A variety of tools that you can use on your own to ease knotted muscles, overworked feet, and more. Some of them only require a little ingenuity […]

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May 8, 2013 – 8:00 am

Pain in the sole of your foot is no fun. Why it happens and ways to deal. Foot pain is…a pain (duh) but can be especially worrying when you’re a dancer.  Pain in the plantar (or bottom) surface of your foot can range from mild soreness to highly uncomfortable, and can potentially put you on […]

August 17, 2011 – 4:36 pm

Lately at Chicago Dance Supply, I have gotten a lot of people struggling with pain in their arches while dancing which effects them when they are just walking around. Plantar Fasciitis (“PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus”) affects 2 million Americans each year and many many dancers. I’m not a doctor, but I’m here to address the issue for us dancers, as a dancer that struggles with this as well!