In this episode, I interview
expert podiatrist Damian Gough, and he dives deep into the common
hiking problem of plantar fasciitis. Inside he explains what it
actually is, and the proven ways a hiker can overcome it.
Plantar fasciitis is the bane of many hikers existence. We
have all experienced it. And it is terrible.
All too often I see hikers reaching out for help with this
issue, but getting some incredibly poor information in
So with this in mind, I invited Damian Gough, an experienced
hiker and expert podiatrist on the show,to have a detailed
exploration of the common issue of plantar foot pain for
So if you are currently suffering from some type of plantar
foot pain, if you have dealt with it in the past or even if you
want to be prepared for it in the future, this episode will be a
fantastic resource for you.
You will learn:
A clear explanation and breakdown of over 25 commonly
recommended 'solutions' to plantar fasciitis
What hikers should look for in recovery footwear when dealing
with plantar heel pain
One of the most important areas to look for in regards
to preventing any type of foot pain
The 'green light' approaches which are proven to work for
reducing plantar heel pain
Some great tips to ensure you get the right fit for you
when buying boots
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