Thank you so much for attending the Effective Soft-Tissue Strategies for Plantar Fasciitis and Plantar Fasciosis seminar at the AMTA National Convention. It was my pleasure to be with you.

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Here are some resources that you might find very valuable.


Nahin, R. L. (2018). Prevalence and Pharmaceutical Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis in United States Adults. The Journal of Pain.

Fraser, J. J., Corbett, R., Donner, C., & Hertel, J. (2018). Does manual therapy improve pain and function in patients with plantar fasciitis? A systematic review. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy26(2), 55-65.

De Garceau, D., Dean, D., Requejo, S. M., & Thordarson, D. B. (2003). The association between diagnosis of plantar fasciitis and Windlass test results. Foot & ankle international24(3), 251-255.

Bolívar, Y. A., Munuera, P. V., & Padillo, J. P. (2013). Relationship between tightness of the posterior muscles of the lower limb and plantar fasciitis. Foot & ankle international34(1), 42-48.

Grieve, R., Goodwin, F., Alfaki, M., Bourton, A.-J., Jeffries, C. and Scott, H. (2015) The immediate effect of bilateral self myofascial release on the plantar surface of the feet on hamstring and lumbar spine flexibility: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, 19 (3). pp. 544-552.

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 93(3): 234-237, 2003

Digiovanni, B. F., Nawoczenski, D. A., Malay, D. P., Graci, P. A., Williams, T. T., Wilding, G. E., & Baumhauer, J. F. (2006). Plantar fascia-specific stretching exercise improves outcomes in patients with chronic plantar fasciitis. J Bone Joint Surg Am88(8), 1775-1781.

Rathleff, M. S., Mølgaard, C. M., Fredberg, U., Kaalund, S., Andersen, K. B., Jensen, T. T., ... & Olesen, J. L. (2014). High‐load strength training improves outcome in patients with plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial with 12‐month follow‐up. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports.