Limited ankle dorsiflexion contributes to odds of plantar fasciitis in runners

College-aged runners with plantar fasciitis are significantly more likely to have limited ankle dorsiflexion than their uninjured counterparts, according to research from Texas State University in San Marcos. Investigators assessed 71 runners, 23 of whom had plantar fasciitis, for factors that have been associated with the condition in previous studies of sedentary populations.

College-aged runners with plantar fasciitis are significantly more likely to have limited ankle dorsiflexion than their uninjured counterparts, according to research from Texas State University in San Marcos. Investigators assessed 71 runners, 23 of whom had plantar fasciitis, for factors that have been associated with the condition in previous studies of sedentary populations.

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Limited ankle dorsiflexion contributes to odds of plantar fasciitis in runners