For anyone who is experiencing plantar fasciitis, walking around throughout the day while wearing shoes is going to be difficult. Despite the fact that there are many exercises that can be done and lots of orthotics to be used, it is a challenge to find plantar fasciitis sandals or shoes that are both comfortable to wear and stylish at the same time.
As you start on shopping for such shoe, you’ll notice that the cost for one is pretty expensive in comparison to typical footwear of the same style and design. While there aren’t much shoes that helps in curing or treating plantar fasciitis, there are many shoes that help in minimizing the pain that you’re experiencing. Before you take a decision of buying such expensive footwear, there are few things that you have to watch out for.
Among these things that you should seek are the arch support, proper alignment, providing a rocking motion, closed-in heel which makes the heel stay to your foot, easy to slide on and off, deep heel cup, firm yet flexible midsole, removable insole, shock absorption, rounded toe box and removable insole. See to it that these are all checked as it is what would ease the discomfort and pain you are feeling.
For working women, it is even more challenging to buy shoes that are fit for office use without having to compromise quality. There are many women who think that plantar fasciitis and heels are not meant together. While this is partially true however, keep in mind that only the very high heels can cause the pain as well as aggravation because heels with two inches or less can still provide relief. There are tons of shoe designs that are perfect for this condition can adds support and comfort to the feet that takes stress, shock and pressure off of the fascia.
In case you don’t know or have no clue of what plantar fasciitis is, it’s a common condition of the foot which is quite painful to which the fascia in heels become irritated, overly thickened or inflamed. Fasciitis is actually the ligament that runs on the bottom of our foot and this begins at the heel going all the way to the ball of foot. When the pain starts, it’s immediately felt in the heels as well as arch of the foot and triggers painful flare-up when getting up from bed or has stood up after quite some time of sitting. This is the reason why plantar fasciitis shoes or sandals are perfect pair for this condition as it eases the pain.