Heel Pain Treatment

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Effective heel pain treatment is generally not done the way the average person thinks it would be done……but once someone shows you what to do, you can often obtain relief whenever you desire.

The videos below on this page will show you how to release the inappropriate muscle tension in your body that is most often the cause of your chronic pain.

Just follow along with the videos below and you'll most likely be pleasantly surprised that you can fix your heel pain all by yourself.

The 3 videos for your Heel Pain Treatment are below on this page.
Go directly to any video on this page by clicking these links:
Intro,  Video 1,  Video 2,  Video 3 .

Pain Relief Success Story, From Ti :

"I started  to experience discomfort in my left heel 2 weeks ago and it has become painful enough that I had to take some ibuprofen and do the icing regiment. I saw your website yesterday and did my calf stretching exercise 3 times thus far. I just want to tell you that my pain has subsided significantly. The results are truly amazing. Thank you for your website and teaching." Ti, United States

You can do it too!

This short introductory video is a great place to start. It will give you a good overview of how to get the most out of this website and help you get the best possible results from the videos below.
Click directly to any pain relief video on this page:
Intro,  Video 1,  Video 2,  Video 3 .

*Please Watch This Short Video First. Thanks.

Please visit the techniques page now, if you haven't already. The techniques are extremely simple, but being familiar with them will vastly improve the effectiveness of what we do below.

On the homepage I describe…in detail…the 3 Simple Steps and the 4 Basic Facts about your body that make it possible for you to provide your own joint pain relief. It's good to know why what you're about to do actually works, but it's not required, so I'll leave that decision to you. There's a 95% chance that you......like thousands upon thousands of others.....can provide your own heel pain relief, so let's get to it.

Detailed Instructions For
Your Heel Pain Treatment

Important - FEEL FREE TO ONLY WATCH THE VIDEOS AND FOLLOW ALONG WITH WHAT I DEMONSTRATE. The text is there to support the videos if you need more clarification.

Also, in the future you may only need to do one or two techniques to get instant heel pain relief, but you've got to go through the whole sequence to find your individual heel pain treatment. Pay attention to which of these specific techniques works best to relieve your heel pain.

Click directly to any pain relief video on this page:
Intro,  Video 1,  Video 2,  Video 3 .

Step 1 - End Muscle Attachment Inflammation

Tight calf muscles can pull on your heel and cause heel pain, so we must make sure they aren't too tight. This one stretch alone can be an effective heel pain treatment, but please go slowly with this stretch.

Here's what we're going to do:

A. Calf Stretch (do this stretch slowly) -

Stand on the edge of a stair with the weight in the ball of your foot.

Slowly , gently let your heel drop below the level of the ball of your foot until you feel a stretch in your calf muscles. Slowly ad more of your bodyweight to the stretch until your heel is as far down as you are comfortable going. Do NOT bounce, go slowly.

Now raise your ankle slowly back up to level with the ball of your foot, and then slowly lower it again. Do this and notice how each time your calf lets go a bit more. Important - This is NOT a calf raise, DO NOT raise your heel any higher than the level of the ball of your foot.

Repeat this stretch slowly and gently until you notice a substantial improvement in your calf tension. Feel free to do alternate sets with your other calf as it's probably tight as well, and will give your first calf a bit of a break.

Notice how much heel pain relief this one technique provides for future reference.
Would you include it in your unique heel pain treatment in the future?

Click directly to any pain relief video on this page:
Intro,  Video 1,  Video 2,  Video 3 .

Step 2 - Stop Nerve Pathway Irritation

Do not underestimate the power of the stretches presented here in Step 2. If I could only give you one thing to give you as a heel pain treatment, I would choose these stretches.

The nerves that innervate and govern your heel area originate in the sections of your spinal column that make up your lower back and tailbone. We want to make sure those nerves aren't being yanked on along the way down to your heel, since that alone could cause heel pain. Just one of these stretches may end up being your unique heel pain treatment, so take the time to do them all.

Here's what we're going to do:

A. Passive Low Back Stretch -

This will be in the video I'll be making, but until then……

This stretch ideally has you comfortably lying on your back with your low back hanging off the edge of some pillows or cushions, with your buttocks resting on the floor, and the soles of your feet pulled up toward your buttocks and pressed together.
The goal is to get some gentle……and I do mean gentle traction on your back.

Here's how we'll do it:

The goal is to have your upper body supported by the cushions as you lie on them, with your low back hanging off the edge and your buttocks touching the floor……

So take the cushions off your couch or all the pillows off your bed and place them on the floor so you can lie comfortably flat on them. The stiffer the cushions the better. You want them to squish down to about 6 inches thick when all your body weight compresses them.

Position your body on the cushions so your low back hangs off the edge of the cushions and your buttocks touches the ground with some of your body weight.

Pull your feet toward your hips and put the soles of your feet together, so your knees are now hanging out to the side in mid-air.

Take a couple of soft pillows and shove them under the sides of your legs to support them, but allowing for a gentle stretch of your inner thighs is good.

Once you are comfortable, stay in this position for about 5 minutes. Do take the time to make sure you can comfortably relax in this position. It's time well spent.

After about 5 minutes,gently pull the pillows out from under your thighs……
bring your knees together and put your feet flat on the floor……
And now gently roll your entire body to the side to get off the pillows.
Take your time getting up as you may be a bit stiff in certain areas after this stretch.
Feel free to walk around for a couple of minutes before doing the next stretch.

Notice how much heel pain relief this one stretch provides for your body.
Would you include it in your unique heel pain treatment in the future?

B. Reclined Hip Stretch -

This will be demonstrated best in the video I'll be making, but until that's made……

Lie on your back, with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Cross one leg over the other so your ankle is resting on the knee of the other leg. Now, with one hand grabbing the ankle that is resting on your knee and your other hand grabbing the knee of that same leg, pull that leg toward your chest.

You will feel this pull on all the muscles in your buttocks. Pull on your leg, then let go a bit, pull again, relax a bit, and you'll feel the muscles stretch a bit each time you do this. Do this for a minute or so.

Do the same thing on the other side. Then go back to the first side. Alternate sides a few times and you'll notice improvement as you return again to either side and stretch it.

Notice how much heel pain relief this one technique provides for future reference.
Would you include it in your unique heel pain treatment in the future?

C. Seated Hip Stretch -

Sit on the floor with one leg bent at a 90 degree angle in front of you, and the other leg at a 90 degree angle behind you. Lean forward over your front shin and notice that you'll feel a stretch deep in your buttocks. You do NOT want to feel this stretch in your knee, so if you do feel it in your knee then move your foot higher or lower so you do not feel it in your knee.

Lean over your knee, then shin, then ankle and notice the different areas you feel being stretched. Most likely you'll feel the deepest stretch when you lean over you ankle.

Do this stretch on one side for a minute or so, then switch to the other side. Do three sets, at least, before moving on.

Notice how much heel pain relief this one technique provides for future reference.
Would you include it in your unique heel pain treatment in the future?

D. Hamstring Stretch -

Your hamstrings are the muscles on the back of your legs from the top of the back of your knees to the bottom of your buttocks. I'm going to show you a basic hamstring stretch with one important trick that makes all the difference.

While keeping your legs straight,
stand with your feet shoulder width apart
with your weight in the balls of your feet (that means in the front of your foot and not in your heals, but not in your toes either)
bend forward like you where trying to touch the floor with your fingertips,
go as far as you can with just your bodyweight pushing you down
When you reach the point where your body won't naturally go any further you should feel a bit of tension in your hamstrings.

NOW THE TRICK: Once you reach the point of bending over with only your bodyweight
FLEX YOUR THIGH MUSCLES (quadriceps)- the muscles that straighten your legs
While at the same pressing as hard as you can to reach the floor with your fingertips.

Keep your legs straight while you do this and don't cheat!
You should feel this all the way from your calf muscles up to your butt when done properly.

Press for a count of 5 to 10 seconds for each rep, do 3 sets of 3 reps per set.

Notice how much heel pain relief this one technique provides for future reference.
Would you include it in your unique heel pain treatment in the future?

Note: You cannot do these stretches too often. They could be your secret heel pain treatment if you did them many times a day, everyday. If you did these every day, especially if you sit at a desk all day, it would be wonderful for your knee joint pain, lower back pain, calf pain, ankle joint pain and achilles pain as well. These are great stretches for many of your body's aches and pains.

Click directly to any pain relief video on this page:
Intro,  Video 1,  Video 2,  Video 3 .

Step 3 - Restore Joint Muscle Balance

We'll be targeting the muscles and tissue on the bottom of your foot that attach to your heel bone.

Here's what we're going to do:

A. Bottom of Foot Release -

Sit in a chair or lie on your back to do what follows.

Take the foot experiencing heel pain and rest it on your opposite thigh or knee just like your were crossing your leg in normal life.

Rest the side of your foot and ankle on your thigh so the bottom of your foot is accessible for you to grab with your thumbs.

Press your thumbs into the muscle tissue on the bottom of your foot……from the front of your heel bone to the ball of your foot……and notice any spots where the tissue is tender. Remember, tender tissue is inappropriately tight tissue that needs to be released.

Now, do the press-pull-release technique on each tender spot. This is described in detail on the the techniques page. Work on each one 10-15 seconds, then move to another one. Then rotate back and repeat the process.

For any remaining tender spots use the press-hold-move technique on each spot.

Take a break whenever your thumbs get tired. There is not rush, take your time with this.

Notice how much heel pain relief this specific technique provides for future reference.
Would you include it in your unique heel pain treatment in the future?

Self-Assessment Of
Your Heel Pain Treatment

Is your heel pain completely gone? Partially gone?
Which techniques gave you the most heel pain relief?
Did Step 1, Step 2, or Step 3 work best?
Was there one specific heel pain treatment that instantly relieved your heel pain?

Remember what worked best for you, so you can do that first next time you need it.

Are you still experiencing some heel pain?
Which muscles are still tender (that means they are too tight!) and could use some more work?
Go back and repeat those techniques that seem to need a few more rounds. You may be pleasantly surprised at the results you get now that you've released other muscles that may prevented them letting go on the first attempt.

Investigate a bit and you'll eventually find which techniques make up your ultimate heel pain treatment. Then you'll be able to fix yourself whenever you desire because you'll have your own personalized heel pain relief treatment……literally at your fingertips!

Click here to see a quick heel pain relief maintenance program called the "tennis ball tune-up"

This lower back pain remedy with a massage tool is a wonderful addition to your main program, if you're so inclined.

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