There are a lot of foot conditions that can be improved by wearing the right pair of shoes. And most foot conditions can be made a lot worse by wearing ill-fitting footwear. In fact, even if you have just got a brand new pair of shoes, if they do not work with the foot condition that you have, they might be doing more damage than good. We will be having a look at some of the best shoes to wear if you suffer from plantar fasciitis today.
Let’s firstly take a look at what shoes with good arch support will do for you; then we’ll have a look at a few examples of shoes that you should consider as your next pair if you have plantar fasciitis.
Shoes with great arch support will provide you with:
- Specially designed insoles and mids for great shock absorption
- Excellent support for your plantar fascia
- Podiatrist-designed technology for the perfect support and comfort
- Tech that encourages correct walking motion
Typical walking shoes focus on other areas and are not designed to help ailments like plantar fasciitis. They are typically:
- Comfortable, but aren’t designed to correct an improper walking gait
- Constructed for things like breathability, rather than total foot support
The shoes below can help you even if you spend all day on your feet as they provide the proper arch support that you need. Here are a few examples of shoes that provide the arch support you need to help with conditions like plantar fasciitis:
- New Balance M1540 V2 available in Men’s and Women’s – excellent comfort and shock absorption.
- Asics Gel Kayano 22 available in Men’s and Women’s – great for flat feet and plantar fasciitis
- Brook’s Adrenaline GTS17 available in Men’s and Women’s – suitable for overpronation, flat feet and mid-sole support for plantar fasciitis
- New Balance 990 V4 available in Men’s and Women’s – great stability, perfect for everyday use or daily running.
- Asics GEL-Nimbus 18 available in Men’s and Women’s – picked by many podiatrists as the best shoes for plantar fasciitis. Sturdy, comfortable and steady.
We hope the information in this article can help you find a good pair of shoes to help with your plantar fasciitis. If you think that you have plantar fasciitis, it is vital that you get it diagnosed by a podiatrist before you begin treatment. Without a proper diagnosis, you may make the condition worse. If you would like our help with finding the cause of your foot pain, please make an appointment, we’ll be happy to help.
To learn more about conditions like plantar fasciitis and how the condition can affect your daily life, please have a look at some of the other articles on our blog. We have other articles on here that go into the condition in greater depth that can help you determine whether you have an issue with your plantar fascia or not. We also have a lot of other articles on here about many other foot conditions that might be helpful.