If you have pain in the heels on waking up and putting your feet down, you have a case of aggravated vata, which has caused inflammation of the plantar fascia. This is the thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. This is common among older people.
One way to prevent heel pain is to oil the soles of your foot every day. In the dinacharya or the Ayurvdic prescription to be done on a daily basis, oiling yourself well is an important dictate. And while oiling has to be done without stinting on the amount of oil used, it has also been explicitly said that the three areas of the body that should be oiled without fail every day are the ears, the head and the soles of the feet...Read more
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