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Foot taping for plantar fasciitis
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This way of taping the foot sometimes helps with plantar fasciitis. You can use sports tape, available at drug stores, for this. Here are the steps involved, from left to right.
(1) Wrap a strip of tape around the foot, at the level of the ball of the foot.
(2) Wrap a second strip of tape around the heel, starting just below the pinky toe, around the sides of the heel, and back up to the first strip of tape.
(3) Wrap a third strip of tape around the heel, starting just below the pinky toe, like you did in step 2. This time, circle the heel and wrap the tape in a criss-cross, so that it ends just below the big toe.
(4) Repeat step 3. The tape does not need to align perfectly. The tape can stay in place for 1 week.
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