Add these 5 Plantar Fasciitis exercises to your Routine.

Add these 5 Plantar Fasciitis exercises to your Routine.

March 04, 2016

That old box or bag of marbles in your attic or basement now have a new purpose.

We all take our ability to move for granted until we can’t move without pain. Plantar Fasciitis is notorious for being debilitating and difficult to treat but take heart, you’ve found The X Brace! Our patented foot brace is incredibly effective at treating those painful feet but we also want you to understand how critical stretching can be to your complete recovery. We recommend that you spend 15-30 minutes every day stretching not only while you’re experiencing pain but also after your pain is under control. This will go a long ways towards keeping that pesky Plantar Fasciitis at bay because once you’ve had it, you’re at risk of redeveloping it. If you’re a runner we suggest alternating days to allow your body to recover.

Below are 5 of our favorite exercises that will help keep your feet in tip top, pain free shape. So go find those marbles, check out #5 and let those colorful spheres of glass help you on your way to happier, healthier feet.

  1. Sit down, take off your shoes and socks and stretch your plantar fascia by pulling up on your big toe.
  2. Loop a cord or towel over your foot, just below the toes. Lie on your back, extend your leg upward and gently pull the sash to stretch your hamstring.
  3. Roll your foot over a frozen bottle of water. Remember that muscles get stiff when they’re cold, so do this one at the end of the day to reduce inflammation.
  4. Stand against the wall, with one leg a few feet back. Gently stretch forward. Do the stretch with a straight leg in back, then bend at the knee to work a different part of your leg.
  5. Take off your shoes and socks. Empty a bag of marbles on the ground. Use your toes to pick them up one at a time and drop them into a bowl.

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Great product

My daughter uses The X Brace everyday and she is experiencing good improvements with pain management. She is being able to train with less pain.

Purchased from Japan.


I live in Japan, so I was expecting quite a delay in receiving my package, but it came within a week. Very quick service and the X Brace team even emailed me to make sure I had received it and was able to use it.


As far as the X Brace goes, its really great! I was actually shocked at how simple/small the design was. I’m usually skeptical of products claiming how “great they are” and how “even athletes recommend” but these braces have gone above and beyond expectation. I can’t even tell I have them on when I’m wearing them. They helped my pain almost instantly. ( my pain was severe so it took a day... lol) it’s easier to walk, run , and even stand now. I’ve been using them for about 3 weeks and even when I do not have them on, I can see the difference in my walking patterns as well as experience little to no pain.

They are VERY easy to clean. Just hand wash using soap and water and hang them to dry at night before you go to bed. They are always nice and clean, and dry when I wake up. I haven’t had to emergency clean and dry yet but the inside of the straps have small rubber grips, therefore I would caution against putting them in the dryer or using any form of artificial heat to dry them.


They might look expensive at first glance but the X Brace is completely worth it. I strongly recommend this product to anyone suffering from over-pronation. I will be buying another pair very soon just in case something happens to the ones Im currently wearing. Overall, I’m just happy to be able to walk pain free again.


Amazing, the pain had gone away from my feet. I tested it and didn't wear them for a few days and the pain returned. I started to wear them again and the pain disappeared. Extremely happy with the purchase.

So far so good

I’ve been using the brace for a couple of weeks now. It has been offering relief as advertised. Very happy with my purchase.