A Good Night for Plantar Fasciitis

Photo of a person's leg in a night splint to help relieve heel pain.
When you have plantar fasciitis, sleeping may feel like the only time your feet don’t hurt so you may be reluctant to do anything that could complicate your ZZZs. You’re not alone. A lot of people don’t use their night splint as their doctor recommends. But, the ones who do wear a nig
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Selecting the Right Insoles by Shoe Type

Illustration of different types of insoles that fit in different types of shoes
A good Podiatrist will often recommend insoles.  He or she will first ask some basic questions about your feet, your shoes, and your lifestyle before ordering custom insoles.  You can also directly buy insoles online. Adding insoles to your shoes can help feet to feel and to function
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Plantar Fasciitis Tips for Runners

Photo of woman running with a close up of her running shoes
Heel pain is a very common complaint and plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of chronic pain, comprising 11–15% of foot complaints requiring professional care among adults.  In fact, recent research has reported that 1 in 10 people will develop plantar fasciitis during their li
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What are Heel Cups?

Photo of a pair of heel cups
Just as we might cup our hands to shield a flame from a draft or to gently cradle a tiny kitten, so do heel cups provide protection and comfort. Heel cups provide shock absorption for people with heel pain that is especially agonizing when the heel strikes the ground. Heel pain is the
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