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What are the best shoes for plantars fascitis and other foot problems?

What are the best shoes for plantars fascitis and other foot problems?

Plantar fasciitis: This is a complex inflammation to treat with just shoes. However, stiff soled shoes with a mild heel elevation can be helpful. ...Read more

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Whats the best shoe or in sole for plantar fascitis. Its the arches that get sore, hard to walk in morning. From standing at work. ?

Whats the best shoe or in sole for plantar fascitis. Its the arches that get sore, hard to walk in morning. From standing at work. ?

Support: You need a shoe that has good midsole and rear heel support. There are too many shoes out there these days that are too soft/flexible. This causes the fascia to be under repetitive strain. Orthotics (insoles) can be of benefit. See your local doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

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. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

Can you tell me what is the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

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. ...Read more

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What type of shoes are best for plantar fasciitis?

What type of shoes are best for plantar fasciitis?

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. ...Read more

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What is the best insole for your shoes when you have plantar fasciitis?

What is the best insole for your shoes when you have plantar fasciitis?

Various: There are various insoles that work for a wide variety of patients. Some athletes require a custom molded orthotic that is stiffer and more supportive. Some elderly patients require a softer more cushioned arch support that is prefabricated. Many of the insoles sold in stores are not worth the money and have little support for many people. See your foot doctor for the best insole for you. ...Read more

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Which type of shoes are best to wear to cure/prevent plantar fasciitis?

Which type of shoes are best to wear to cure/prevent plantar fasciitis?

Treatment options: In addition to shoes themselves... Treat w/ rest, ice massage, otc anti-inflammatories, & stretching the foot/ heel throughout the day. Make sure you are wearing shoes w/ an appropriate amount of arch support... Consider wearing night splints... Prp or steriod injections may be considered after the above options. For more information please see ...Read more

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What is the absolutely best way to treat/cure plantar fasciitis? I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and now use orthotics in my gym shoes. I also try icing and stretching, but i can't seem to eliminate symptoms. I am athletic and teach group fitness

What is the absolutely best way to treat/cure plantar fasciitis? I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and now use orthotics in my gym shoes.  I also try icing and stretching, but i can't seem to eliminate symptoms.  I am athletic and teach group fitness

Protocol...: I'd say 98% of my plantar fascitis patients respond to non-surgical treatments... Rest, supportive insoles, rx orthotics, otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve), prescription nsaid's, steroid injections, prp injections, physical therapy, etc... If all else fails... Surgery. ...Read more

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Whats the best insoles and shoe for plantar fasciitis foot arch pain? Don't have benefits for orthotics so wanting to try a cheaper option first.

Whats the best insoles and shoe for plantar fasciitis foot arch pain? Don't have benefits for orthotics so wanting to try a cheaper option first.

Not so easy.: A very sensible approach. The problem is that the arch support design is really dependent on your foot structure. Without knowing that detail, advice on which support to use is difficult and many times wrong. Some supports are for higher arches and some for lower arches. Some are more flexible than others. Shoes need to have a removable insole so that a better fitting one can be fit. ...Read more