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

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Dr. Mathew John
Podiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Mathew John
Dr. Mathew John
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Support

A full plantar support from heel to below your metatrsal heads with a heel wedge to control the motion.

In brief: Support

A full plantar support from heel to below your metatrsal heads with a heel wedge to control the motion.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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Dr. Selene Parekh
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Silastic heel cups

Research has shown that silastic heel cups are 86% effective in helping with the treatment for plantar fasciitis.

In brief: Silastic heel cups

Research has shown that silastic heel cups are 86% effective in helping with the treatment for plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Selene Parekh
Dr. Selene Parekh
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Dr. Steven Frydman
Heel cups may help contusions of the heel but are not 86% effective with PF.you need to support the foot and change how the foot hits the ground...a posted rigid support should be used
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