Last February I took a two week trip to Ischgl and didn't experience any pain or discomfort anywhere. After a few days of recovery following my return, I started to work-out again; mainly riding and running. After a few days I began to experience some discomfort in my ankle. The discomfort gradually shifted to my achilles and lower calf and then back to my ankle/heel. Initially, the discomfort felt like a joint that needs to crack back into place and then everything is all-good. Unfortunately, whatever it is that feels like it needs to crack back into place hasn't done so. The stiffness in the achilles/lower-calf/ankle has not gone away, but at times the structural discomfort has gone away. From what I've read, it does seem to be plantar fascitis, although I'm not certain. I've tried rolling the ball on the bottom of the foot, and this has helped, but I don't trust it not to turn into a full on problem with moderate training. My understanding is that plantar fascitis is basically tendinitis of the foot. This gives me cause for concern because the discomfort feels like something is wrong structurally.
In my minds eye, I've got an aversion to getting back in boots because the flexing into the skiers position is going to really aggravate the discomfort.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.