Re: Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is due to overstretching of the tendinous band that supports the arch. There are many different types of arch supports that may be helpful, but there is not one that works the same on everyone. I do not normally find heel cushions helpful for this problem.

There are arch supports you can buy online. Generally, the more rigid = more support. Softness is not supportive.

It is impossible to tell which would be the right one for you without examining your feet and gait.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on September 07, 2005 at 11:19:48:

In Reply to: Plantar Fasciitis posted by Santoshkumar on September 07, 2005 at 05:49:28:

A layer of gel combined with a foot cover to help protect metatarsals and toes from friction and pressure. It also ideal for cushioning the ball of foot and provides warmth for people suffering from arthritis or poor circulation to the toes.

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