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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: You need shoes with a good innersole support system. New balance does a good job as well as brooks. You need to find what feels good to you. Often t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Look for : Good arch support within the shoe, if it isn't there you can add your own, .
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Use an orthotic in : The volleyball shoes....
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Often times it is not the shoes but you may need orthotics. If shoes are what you want, look at a good walking shoe with good arch support.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
47 years experience Podiatry
None: Most sandals lack proper support and cushioning. If you insist on a sandal you need one with at least a 1/2 inch heel.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Those with : Arches, so if they don't have a good one you can simply get one and turn any shoe into a good have by putting the arch support in it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Wear them: They help
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Best shoe for you: There is no one shoe that heals plantar fasciitis. The key is keeping shoes updated (changing every 9-12 months, sooner if a heavy runner) and finding ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
No: You want to stretch the back of the leg in the other direction. Toes up, heel down. See your podiatrist !
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Arch support: Look for shoes that have adequate arch support and cushioning. If you need more, add an over-the-counter arch support. Try on a number of shoes, and s ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Possibly: However, plantar fasciitis is caused by lack of proper mechanical support of feet. So while symptoms can improve, if cause is not addressed, problem w ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Sort of: Wearing any type of shoe or brace to stretch the plantar fascia will help this type of problem. I believe that stretching is probably the most impo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pedorthist: Recommend a fitting by a certified pedorthist to determine the best shoes for you.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Clark Wallabees: I'm not an expert but i found wearing clark wallabees with thick gummy rubber soles or wearing sketcher rocker shoes has relieved the problem for me.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: Those are the mainstay of the therapy.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: Ice/heat, strtching exercises and massage. Even advil (ibuprofen) can help with inflammation isthere are no contraindications. Rolling foot over a fro ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Jimenez
46 years experience Rheumatology
Go to running store: Most podiatrists can watch you walk/run and pick the best shoe for you, or recommend an orthotic with a specific shoe brand. Another good option is to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
28 years experience Podiatry
Marijuana: There have not been any specific studies re marijuana on plantar fascitis that i know of but in some states its legal to use it for chronic pain and p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: Ice, heat, taping, anti-inflammatory medication, injections, stretching and physical therapy are all considerations. Ultimately better foot support is ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Golden
28 years experience Podiatry
No: It would help support the plantar fascia but cannot cause a foot to becomr "high arched".
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Either: Both shoes may help as long as the back of the shoe does not press at the insertion of the tendon on the back of the heel. You may want to use a lift ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wynn
39 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis: Best casual wear for plantar fasciitis .....Is...Orthotics..

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