A 43-year-old member asked:
What type of shoes are best for plantar fasciitis?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
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.
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Podiatry 12 years experience
Support.: Athletic shoes with supportive soles will be best. You should not be able to twist or wring the shoe, and when pushing from front to back, it should only bend at the widest part of your foot--that's where your foot bends, at the ball. The shoe should also have a firm wrap around your heel, holding your rearfoot in a solid upright position. A good supportive set of orthotics are also helpful.
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 44-year-old member asked:
What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 41 years experience
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 times its not the shoe but a needed orthotic for support.
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 42-year-old member asked:
What is the best insole for your shoes when you have plantar fasciitis?
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 22 years experience
Silastic heel cups: Research has shown that silastic heel cups are 86% effective in helping with the treatment for plantar fasciitis.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 49-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me what is the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Podiatry 41 years experience
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.
4.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
What type of shoe inserts are best?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 23 years experience
Depends...: You need to determine what is causing your pain. Podiatrists will examine and treat the cause of your foot problems but can also recommend proper shoes and if inserts are needed to avoid recurrence. The inserts (aka orhtotics) may be over the counter or prescription.
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old member asked:
Are certain types of shoes better than others for plantar fasciitis?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Supportive athletic shoes will most likely be the most comfortable.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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