Episode 60: Management and Diagnosis of Plantar Fasciitis

On Episode 60 of the Fitness For The Fairways podcast, Joe sat down with Joe LaVacca, a physical therapist in NYC and The Founder of Strength in Motion PT.

We sat down and discussed:

  • How and why physical therapy can be effective
  • Emotions role in pain
  • Why pain shouldn’t be discouraging
  • What is plantar fasciitis and how to manage it
  • How your gait cycle can impact your endurance on the course
  • What are the qualities that make up a healthy foot and ankle
  • How to select proper footwear

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