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4/11/13 11:31 A
not sure what type of shoes you are wearing when NOT exercising, but that makes a difference too.
I also bought some toe stretchers. Sounds kind of crazy, but they were not expensive, so I gave it a try. The first few times I couldn't wear them very long at all. Now I often go to sleep with them on! They really do make my feet feel MUCH better.
Edited by: OBIESMOM2 at: 4/11/2013 (11:31)
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4/11/13 10:45 A
Another plantar faciitis sufferer here, sometimes it starts with an ache in arch, see a doctor.
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Fitness Minutes: (4,031)
4/10/13 8:09 P
It really does sound like you need extra support for that one movement. BUT: if you start getting pain in your heel when you first stand up: Or if the pain in your arch becomes constant, see a podiatrist RIGHT AWAY.
I ignored these signs and ended up battling Plantar Fasciitis in both feet. The pain was excruciating and it has taken me 2 years to be NEARLY recovered.
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386 4/10/13 7:53 P
I would also add that if this continues to be a problem, even after changing shoes, it would be a good idea to consult with a healthcare professional that has experience in musculoskeletal injuries and rehab. I see a lot of patients that have similar complaints that are resolved with manual adjusting, soft tissue therapy and stretching instruction. Best of luck with resolving your pain!
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Fitness Minutes: (112,042)
46,222 4/10/13 7:33 P
I would recommend a cross training shoe--running shoes are not meant to be worn outside of running/walking. The stability is not quite the same--and the support is quite different. Cross trainers don't have be be professionally fitted like running shoes--as you do experience the same type of impact. Going to a local box store, such as Dick's or Sports Authority should be fine.
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9,689 4/10/13 7:06 P
Feet change, and so do shoes. :) The specific shoes aren't the problem, it's that different feet have different needs. Basic training probably has different styles of moves than your cardio class. Just like you can't wear a running shoe to a Zumba class (running shoes are engineered for forward motion, Zumba incorporates side-to-side motion) what worked for boot camp may not work now.
I'd suggest a proper fitting with your activities in mind. There's no way anyone can really make a recommendation for your specific foot type, because we're all different!
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Fitness Minutes: (7,895)
4/10/13 6:53 P
During cardio sculpt class I noticed that my feet were killing me. Especially my right foot in the inner arch area. What could this be? Could it be the shoes? They're Nike Free v3.0. I use these shoes to run and they got me through basic Training (not the same pair..i had to retire those they had a hole in them!). It's only during this class because I did boot camp and we did dead lifts, push ups, and other Tabata style workouts and my feet were not bothering me.
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