Plantar Release

Equipment Needed: 

  • Open Floor or yoga mat
  • Lacrosse ball
  • Chair (optional)



  1. Either seated or kneeling place your foot on top of a lacrosse ball or similar tool
  2. Apply firm but tolerable pressure by pressing your foot onto the ball
  3. Roll along the entire surface of the bottom of your foot looking for tender areas
  4. Focus on any particularly tender areas
  5. Roll for the prescribed amount of time then switch sides


Common Errors:  

  • Make sure to relax the muscle being massaged


Progressions / Regressions:

If this is too challenging:

  • N/A

If you want more of a challenge:

  • N/A