Heel Spurs? Looking for Cute Orthopedic
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spot for you!
If you suffer from heel spurs or plantar fasciitis you know how difficult it is to find cute,
fashionable orthopedic shoes.
We have all the info you have been looking for!
A heel spur is a hook of bone that forms on the heel bone of your
foot. Some common causes are flat feet and
an overly high arched foot…not to mention the stress we put our feet under
daily! Our website offers some advice on
the treatment and prevention as well as our favorite places to purchase cute, fashionable orthopedic
shoes! Just because you have heel spurs
you shouldn’t have to suffer with ugly shoes too!
Heel pain, caused by Plantar Fasciitis can be cured by wearing the proper
shoes. Look for a shoe that has a strong
arch support. These shoes are stiff in the arch area and do not bend/flex in that
area. A shoe should bend in the area in
which the toes bend and not at the arch. When shopping refer to the description of the shoe to help in making the
best decision for you!
Before thinking of surgery, it is best to try custom
treatments. Some of the
most common treatments include:
foot by using inserts or by wearing shoes with the proper
support. When the foot is stabilized, it is
brought back to a neutral or normal alignment. When the foot is in its normal alignment
, pronation and supination are reduced or
completely corrected, and the abnormal pull on the Plantar Fascia is
alleviated. This will allow the Plantar
Fascia to begin to heal. When healing
occurs, the pain and inflammation gradually subside.
Provide a specific
amount of arch support that your foot
requires. Proper shoes with arch support
not only support the arch as a whole, but each individual bone and joint that forms the
arch. Whether your arch is flat, or
abnormally high, the proper shoe will provide the support that you need. When the arch is properly supported, the Plantar Fascia if protected and
healing can begin.
Aid in shock
absorption. The primary shock absorbers
of our feet, and therefore our body, are the Plantar Fascia and the arch. To aid these structures, the proper shoes provide semi-flexible support to
the arch by “giving” to absorb the shock of each step. The proper shoes act in the same way as a shock absorber does on an
automobile. This action will help to
keep the Plantar Fascia and arch healthy and pain free.
heel. The proper shoes use cushiony,
durable, unique materials to cushion and protect the heel. This helps to alleviate painful heels.
The most recommended shoes for heel spurs and plantar
fasciitis are: Aravon®, Birkenshock®, Chaco®,
Ecco®, Merrell®, Naot®, and New Balance®. When shopping , refer to the description of the shoe to help in making the best
decision for you! These shoes provide the
following engineering and performance:
All of this engineering and performance aligns the foot
and brings it back to a neutral and normal alignment. This will allow the Plantar Fascia to begin to heel!