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Will Sleeping In Good Shoes Or Boots Help Plantar Fasciitis
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What should I do if I have been suffering with plantar fasciitis, what shoes would be a good choice?
Superfeet: The type of insert that you should get depends on your foot type; whether you have high or low arches and how much you pronate. However, superfeet has a variety of inserts, and some are custom moldable (heat moldable). Custom orthotics are always best, but can be expensive, so i would try the superfeet first. You could also benefit from shoes with a rigid heel counter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had plantar fasciitis for about 15-16 weeks. I do ice, stretch, nightsplints, massage therapy, exercises, heat, rest, good shoes, custom orthotics? What else
Is it true that wearing old worn shoes can contribute to plantar fasciitis and wearing new shoes helps?
Sole Sacrifice..: If you are having symptoms consistent with plantar fasciitis, shoes and the condition of the shoes are a major consideration in the remedy. There are other considerations that are equally important, but changing worn out shoes is a must, and many times the only thing necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers