Whether you've been plagued by plantar fasciitis for years or you just started experiencing the pain, it's essential to choose the right shoes. Not all shoes are created equal, and you need something that will provide adequate support and cushioning. In this post, we'll show you how to choose shoes for plantar fasciitis so that you can find relief from the pain. Let's get started!
One of the most common questions that patients ask is “What size shoe do I wear?”. Many people are concerned that they are in the wrong shoe size and rightfully so. Wearing the wrong shoe size can cause more harm than people realize. If your shoes are too small, it causes pain and if your shoes are too big, you are at risk for falling. Here are our recommendations to ensure that you are buying the right size:
A solid pair of tennis shoes should absolutely be a staple in everybody’s closet! When Dr. Freels isn’t in the office, she LIVES in her Brooks Ghost 12s. Tennis shoes offer so much more support than any other type of shoe, there is just absolutely no comparison (especially when you have a solid pair of custom orthotics to go with them). Since “athleisure” has become the latest fashion trend, wearing tennis shoes all day every day is easier than ever!