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Could new arch supports worsen plantar fasciitis pain?

Sure. Your foot may take time to adapt to it. If the device is not made well this would also be problematic. Read more...

I've got plantar fasciitis & need arch support. But I hate shoes! Any suggestions?

Fascitis. Stretch the calf muscles and planar fascie continuously. Shoes obviously play a major part of treatment. Cryotherapy is an alternative to treat the condition as well. Read more...

What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?

Heel cups. Mf heel cups can ease the pain of plantar fasciitis in most cases . It works by using your own heel fat pad more efficiently . There are many other deviscs you can try over the counter. The cure usually requires a regimen of achilles stretching, intrinsic muscle exercises and night splints i dorsiflexion (esp. If suffering from early am pain). See doc if worsens sometimes stress fracture mimics pf. Read more...
Orthotics. Soft over the counter orthotics or arch support can help. The top of the line orthotic is a custom made device generally obtained from a podiatrist...Preferably who sees athletes on a regular basis. Read more...
A custom orthotic! A good, supportive shoe and a custom orthotic is the very best. See your podiatrist for recommendations on shoes for your particular feet, and ask them about over the counter vs. Custom orthotics. Read more...

Swollen and painful sole from arch to heel. Seems plantar fasciitis. Icing and stretching helped. Is hiking / walking recommended? What else?

Wearing. Night foot splints that keep the toes in a bent position. Plantar fasciitis is a chronic stretch injury and the last thing it wants is to be stretched even more. Read more...
Plantar fascitis. Most common cause of heel pain is from plantar fasciitis, a pull/sprain of the plantar fascia from where it attaches to the heel bone on the btm of the foot. Txs include rigid arch support to decrease the pull of the fascia, combined with antiinflammatory medication (oral and/or injectable) to reduce the inflammation. Non weight bearing activity while recovering. Read more...

Tried going w/o custom orthotics for a day. Could barely walk-arch pain the next day. Sound like plantar fasciitis? I'm diagnosed but don't understand

Wear your orthoses. It sounds like you do well with your foot orthoses, why not continue to use them. It sounds like they have kept arch pain away, a common symptom of plantar fasciitis. Without your orthoses, your feet may pronate too much, causing strain in the plantar fascia. Read more...
Wear orthotics. The orthotics keep your foot in better alignment and give you support. If you don't wear them and also walk in shoes with little support like flats, then you're basically re-injuring your fascia. This process brings back the inflammation and pain. Read more...