Will sleeping in tennis shoes help plantar fasciitis?

Facial band. Sleeping in tennis shoes is very doubtful at resolving plantar fasciitis..... But, it would not hurt you to try...Go ahead....And, then if the issue is not resolved , go see a specialist.
Night splints. Night splints are commonly used to treat plantar fasciitis. A night splint hold the ankle at a 90 degree angle to provide a constant stretch on the achilles tendon and plantar fascia. High top tennis shoes might work like a night splint .

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Will sleeping in shoes help plantar fasciitis?

No. What you need is a dorsiflexory night splint that will stretch your achilles tendon and your plantar fascia. See a podiatrist and they can help set you up with them. Read more...
No, but... It may result in extreme irritation to the person you are next to. Same for all stretching devices, splints, wraps and orthotics. The last patient I treated for PF had to choose between a painful full bladder and the severe pain of taking 3 steps to the bathroom at night. He no longer uses any devices for PF. Read more...

Will sleeping in good shoes or boots help plantar fasciitis?

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 important factor in treatment of plantar fasciitis. Read more...
No. Shoes will not help, however night splints which help keep the plantar fascia stretched out may help keep the tissue loose and prevent first step in the morning pain. Read more...
Fasciitis. Shoes do not help. Orthotics that control the excess stretching and torque on the fascia is the key . See your podiatrist for an exam and treatment. Read more...

Can you please recommend some effective shoes for plantar fasciitis that are not athletic?

Look for . Good arch support within the shoe, if it isn't there you can add your own, . Read more...
Shoes. For women a high heeled shoe may help and for men a shoe you can put a heel lift in or heel cup. Custom orthotics can be made for all shoe types. Read more...
Support. Orthotics are a great addition to "professional" shoes. Even when not in an athletic shoe, you want to go for support and stability. Some brands to try (but remember, this is not an exhaustive list, and everyone's feet are different, so these may not work for you): ecco, born, merrell, naturalizer, aerosoles. Read more...

Is there an over-the-counter shoe insert that is effective for plantar fasciitis?

Super feet. Super feet, power steps are made to have more control than most otc orthotics. They will cost more. I would suggest finding a place that sells them but also fits them for you. Usually a higher end running store. Read more...
There are a variety. In our office we start with an over-the-counter (otc) insert along with a good stable shoe. There are many, and each can feel a little different. You may have to try several. We use powersteps and spenco orthotics ( the ones with a black plastic arch). Superfeet is another good brand. It is important yo also ice, rest, stretch and avoid barefoot. See your foot specialist if problem persists dr l. Read more...
Superfeet. There are dozens of otc arch supports available but most are made of gel or foam and are unable to support your arch when you stand on them. One brand that i recommend to my patients is called "superfeet" (available at rei, nordstrom, and most good running shoe stores like fleet feet). They have a semi-rigid piece of plastic in the arch that can withstand your body weight to give you support. Read more...
Inserts. There are compnaies who make otc inserts but they are generic and not custom made which work better. Read more...

Is it true that wearing old worn shoes can contribute to plantar fasciitis and wearing new shoes helps?

Not necessarily. Many people wear their favorite old worn out shoes forever & never have trouble, but if you start to have symptoms of planter fasciitis, finding comfortable shoes such as Nike, Brooks, New Balance or the like is best. Also you May need inserts made. For your present shoes. Read more...
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 more...