10 Best Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis (2020)

best shoes for plantar fasciitis

Wearing the right pair of shoes can make or break your feet. If you prefer wearing high heels, “flatties” or switch shoes regularly, you might start to feel heel pain.  This could be the start of plantar fasciitis. When the fascia ligament that stretches along the sole of your foot becomes damaged through being torn, … Read more

The Foot Collective: Plantar Fasciitis Podcast

the foot collective podcast summary

By accident, I recently came across the 2 founders of The Foot Collective on a podcast, talking about (you guessed it) feet! They seemed like very sensible people, like myself, trying to get as much information out there about foot health in a non-technical way, so I found them on Instagram and Facebook and listened … Read more

How To Get The Most From Your First Podiatrist Visit

checklist for when you visit the podiatrist for the first time

Visiting your podiatrist for the first time should be a positive experience, leaving you informed and hopeful that the advice and treatment you have just received will help cure your painful feet. Unfortunately, it is not always that simple. I want to help you have a great first visit to your podiatrist and not come … Read more

Best Foot Cream For Cracks

best foot cream for cracks

Let’s face it – cracked heels (fissures) during open sandal season aren’t really the best of sights. Your feet bear your weight all the time – whether you are standing, walking, or exercising. All these activities put immense strain on your heels. Now, while heels are designed to bear weight and compress and expand with … Read more

Best Cream For Diabetic Foot Care

Best Foot Cream For Diabetes

If you are diabetic or provide care to an individual who has diabetes, you are aware of the extreme necessity of taking care of a diabetic’s feet, among other precautions to maintain health. “Peripheral Neuropathy symptoms usually start with numbness, prickling or tingling in the toes or fingers. It may spread up to the feet … Read more

Best Cream For Athletes Foot

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Athlete’s foot is a common skin ailment that caused by fungal infection. Unlike its name, you can find it both among athletes and non-athletes. It is a member of the large family of fungal infections called Tinea. Also known as “athlete’s foot” or Tinea Pedis, research by the National Center for Biotechnology Information confirm found … Read more

Best Foot Cream For Fungus

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Microbial infections are common and we all get affected at one point in our lives. One of these many infections is from fungi and often affects the skin. Fungal infection is often called the “bane of modern existence”. This is because they thrive in humid, unsanitary and closed spaces; something we can’t avoid in this … Read more

Foot Pain After Eating

foot pain food

When you think about your nutrition and health, the chances are that you will associate what you eat with weight loss, heart health or diabetes. But, what you might fail to recognize is that what you eat will affect way much more than just your weight, heart and blood sugar level. If you get foot … Read more

Do Foot Detox Pads Work?

detox foot pad

The quick and easy answer to this question is that there is NO medical evidence that detox foot pads work, or that they have any benefit to you. However, they are quite popular but are surrounded by controversy, so lets look into what they are, what they claim to do and why they are fake … Read more

Foot Rollers For Treating Plantar Fasciitis

best foot roller

Treating plantar fasciitis can be easy and if you have caught it early and followed your podiatrist’s instructions. Resting, stretching, icing and massaging along with a review of the way you walk and wearing appropriate shoes for plantar fasciitis can help stop this painful disease in its tracks. I would not have managed to beat … Read more

Acute Plantar Fasciitis: When Feet Go Bad

acute plantar fasciitis

I expect we all suffer from foot pains or aches now and again. Our modern lifestyle, whether you are standing or sitting all day can cause problems with your feet. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot pain symptoms that doctors and podiatrists see, and it is usually curable with the right shoes … Read more

We Pick The Top Over The Counter Orthotics For Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Orthotics

If you feel severe heel pains while taking the first few steps in the morning, you may possibly be having plantar fasciitis and using orthotics will probably be the first thing a doctor or podiatrist will suggest to try to fix the issue. Apart from doing regular stretches, resting more often or wearing proper fitting … Read more

Common Plantar Fasciitis Causes And Symptoms

What is Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common ailments that your feet can suffer from and is more common that you might think. On the bottom of your foot, is a fibrous band of tissue stretching from your heel to your toes called the Fascia and when this gets inflamed for any reason, your symptoms … Read more

CloudMassage Foot Massager Review

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I have suffered from foot pain for many years, and despite sitting at a desk all day, I would get home and want someone to rub my aches and pains away magically. I can’t imagine what pain I would have been in if I had a job where I had to stand up all day. … Read more

What To Do About Your Black Toenails

black toenails

If you are a runner, you may have experienced “nail bed trauma” which essentially means you have pushed your nail against your shoe, causing it to become dislodged. Once the nail has moved up and away from the nail bed, it will bleed, but you won’t see this oozing out much. Instead, the blood stays … Read more

What Causes Ingrown Nails?

what causes ingrown nails

What is an ingrown nail? Firstly, let’s define what an ingrown nail (onychocryptosis) is.  An ingrown nail is where the edges or corners of your toenails grow down into your skin causing inflammation and pain. It usually men aged 15-40 and on your big toe where the tip on the corner of the nail grows … Read more

How To Relieve Heel Pain From Standing

heel pain from standing

We are spending more time on our feet these days. Our modern lifestyle and the high number of service industry jobs need us to be up and about, moving and standing for long periods of time. It’s no wonder that in the US alone, over 10000 people seek help from a podiatrist each year, investigating … Read more

Toenail Melanoma – Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

oenail melanoma

If you have noticed a dark, bruised looking spot or brown streak under your toenail, keep an eye on it as it is possibly a melanoma. These toenail melanomas are the same type that is found on any part of your skin, but they have grown underneath your nail. If you have spent many years … Read more

How To Cure Heel Pain Fast

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With every step, you get more tender, each step is one too many and you just wish you could sit down and rest. So why do you have this problem and you are asking how to cure heel pain fast and for good? Having heel pain is a right pain in the… foot! Firstly, let’s take a … Read more

Workout Shoes For People With Plantar Fasciitis

Best Workout Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis

Said to be one of the most common causes of heel pain around the world, plantar fasciitis can be a serious pain in the foot! Amazingly, though, this infuriating foot condition can be treated by something as simple as wearing the right shoes for treating plantar fasciitis and working on the condition to help correct … Read more

Can I Take Magnesium For Plantar Fasciitis?

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If you browse around the Internet for any length of time, looking for cures or treatments for foot pain and Plantar Fasciitis, you will most likely come across people (or companies) recommending that you take to help with your heel pain. This does seem to be a more recent “phase” of suggested treatments and there … Read more

Top Natural Treatments For Ledderhose And Plantar Fibroma

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I have been doing a lot of research on Ledderhose disease, also known as Plantar Fibromatosis, an uncommon disease where painful lumps grow on your feet (especially in the arch, along the fascia) making it painful to walk, run or even stand. The true cause of this condition is not known but some professionals think … Read more

Tennis Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers

best tennis shoes for plantar fasciitis sufferers

Tennis has a reputation as an easy-going gentleman’s game played on the lawn with strawberries and cream and cucumber sandwiches, with the roar of the Wimbledon crowd in your ears as you score that critical break-point serve. But Tennis is a very physical sport and despite being to be played by you from a young … Read more

Does Plantar Fasciitis Also Cause Leg Or Calf Pain?

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Plantar fasciitis can often cause leg pain because any problems the muscles, achilles tendon and tissues in your feet and ankles can cause tension in your calf muscles. Any foot, ankle, walking, running or gait problems can cause leg, back and hip pain and this is the same if you have painful heels, heel spurs … Read more

5 Lessons From Having Plantar Fasciitis

3 Reasons to Say No to Plantar Fascia Release Surgery and Heel Injections

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that having Plantar Fasciitis has changed my life – and not one of those epiphany moments where I realise I should be a cyclist instead of a runner (god forbid!) – more of a realisation that unless I take action, my whole future well-being may be compromised. Having … Read more

Foot Pain From Driving

Foot Pain From Driving

Foot pain from driving is a very common condition, suffered by both beginner and experienced drivers. However, there are a number of reasons why you might be suffering from this kind of pain, which can make it hard to resolve. There are a few ideas, treatments and techniques that might help reduce the pain and … Read more

What Is Plantar Fibroma?

What Is Plantar Fibroma

Having a worrying lump is bad enough for anyone to have to deal with. Your immediate thoughts are to think the worst and start researching on Google for the symptoms – which is not a good thing to do! If you have a worrying lump on the bottom of your foot, that you can feel … Read more

New Balance Shoes For People With Plantar Fasciitis

Best New Balance Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis

Foot and ankle pain is a… well… it’s a pain, but having the right pair of shoes can go a long way to helping reduce and relieve your symptoms. New Balance have been making shoes for over a century, starting out as a company with the sole purpose of providing people with proper arch support, … Read more

Essential Oils For Plantar Fasciitis Pain

essential oil for plantar fasciitis

Stretches, massage, rest and applying ice, heat and using orthotics are all Podiatrist recommended treatments for heel pain. However, you might want to look at other natural remedies that might help improve your health. One popular way to fight inflammation and relax muscles is to apply essential oils, either massaging them into your skin, adding … Read more

Shoes For People With Bunions

What Are The Best Shoes For Bunions

Women definitely seem to suffer from bunions more than men. My wife and mother-in-law both have quite large bunions and the jury is out on whether they are inherited or caused by bad footwear. If you look at other cultures around the world, where people have never used tight fitting shoes or high heels, the … Read more

Walking Shoes For People With Flat Feet

Best Walking Shoes For Flat Feet

Finding the right shoes that are comfortable, supportive and look good can be a problem at the best of times. Add to that the need to find the best walking shoes for flat feet or shoes for painful heels and the number of options available to you become very limited, very fast! Having flat feet, … Read more

How To Treat Crooked Toes

How To Fix Crooked Toes

“There was a crooked man, who had a crooked house. He had a crooked cat, and…he had some crooked toes….” Hang on… that’s not how the nursery rhyme goes, is it? Having crooked toes is not the natural state for your feet, either. Our feet have a duty that weighs heavy on them – they … Read more

Shoes For PTTD Sufferers

Best Shoes For PTTD

During my search to help cure my plantar fasciitis, which seems to have come back with a vengeance since I have started going to the gym more regularly, it lead me to discover another condition that seems very similar. If you are getting pain around the back of your ankle and also across the top … Read more

Shoes To Prevent Heel Pain

What Are The Best Shoes For Heel Pain-

The best shoes for heel pain and heel problems are the pair that supports your whole foot. Unfortunately, because everyone is different, I can’t give you the exact advice on which pair of shoes to buy, but I can give you a few pointers on what to look out for and also recommend a good … Read more

Flip Flops With Arch Support

Flip Flops With Arch Support

One common issue for those of us that suffer from heel pain and plantar fasciitis is that the aches and pains come and go, making it hard to identify the exact cause. One of the best things you can do is to wear some shoes with either built-in orthotics or have some custom made orthotics … Read more

Mens Slippers With Good Support

Best Mens Slippers With Arch Support

?There are times when you don’t want to have to wear your shoes with the custom orthotics all the time.  When you get home after work, kicking off your shoes to relax is one of the nice parts – but not if you have plantar fasciitis. Unfortunately, it is important if you suffer from PF, … Read more

One Stretch Calf Stretching Device Review

One Stretch Calf Stretching Device Review

People like you and I who suffer from Plantar Fasciitis are usually told that the reason is from bad shoes or from the way we are standing. But there is another reason that you might be getting painful heels and soles – your calf muscles might be too tight! When I purchased my orthotics to … Read more

Work Shoes For People With Plantar Fasciitis

Best Work Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis

I have been quite fortunate with my employer when it comes to wearing the right shoes. I work in an office and, despite the stereotypical dress-code rules, they have been quite accommodating with me needing to wear something more supporting than a shiny, black leather loafer. I have spent many years wearing slip-on leather shoes … Read more

ProStretch Foot Rocker Review

ProStretch Foot Rocker

Despite all of the Podiatrists, doctors, experts, expensive therapies and custom orthotics, is it possible that a $30 piece of plastic could be the answer to fixing our Plantar Fasciitis problems? The certainly does seem to be a popular product for people who have tendonitis and PF – but how does it work and is … Read more

Do Gel Toe Stretchers Work?

Gel Toe Stretchers

There are only a few products that I would call “amazing” that relate to healthy feet. One is the night splint and I guess the other has to be the gel toe stretcher that helps heal a large number of problems, such as hammer toe or bunions. I suffer from Plantar Fasciitis and have found … Read more

Causes Of Big Toe Joint Pain

Causes Of Big Toe Joint Pain

Big toe joint pain or pain around the big-toe can be crippling for some people. Although this site is mainly about painful feet and in particular the issues surrounding Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain, there are other parts of the feet that become painful and that will be worth discussing for the benefit of everyone. … Read more

Diabetic Foot Pain Symptoms

Diabetic Foot Pain Symptoms

As you may have read in the news, the health impact of type 2 diabetes is climbing across the world. Diabetic foot pain (podalgia) is quite varied but also very common. Care of your feet needs to be considered as part of your therapy by your doctors. If your diabetes goes unchecked, it can cause … Read more

Stretches For Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Stretches

If you are suffering from Plantar Fasciitis, you will most likely suffer from heel pain where the ligament and tissue of the fascia joins the heel bone. This pain is usually caused by tears or damage, resulting in soreness or inflammation around that area. One way to help combat this is to start doing some … Read more

Strassburg Plantar Fasciitis Sock Review

Strassburg Plantar Fasciitis Sock

The is one of the most underrated products when it comes to helping your foot recover from fascia pain. Although it might look a little silly, this simple product has been claimed to reduce or cure plantar pain almost overnight. Compared to a normal night splint, which are more rigid, this sock has been designed … Read more