Studies say approximately 10% of people have plantar fasciitis at some point during their life. 

7 Things You Should Know Before Choosing Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

Of those people, 58% of them wear inappropriate shoes.

Choose Properly Sized Shoes

It is important to properly measure both of your feet to determine the length, width, and most importantly, the arch of each foot.

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Choosing Shoes with Good Arch Support

Shoes with poor arch support can also cause the bottom of the foot pain.

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Avoid These Types of Shoes

– Minimalist shoe  – High Heels  – Flip flop  – Worn out shoes

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Choose Shoes with Adequate Cushion

Shoes that are not comfortable due to over or under cushioning or construction may result in an altered gait pattern and thus may lead to further discomfort.

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Try to purchase quality brand-name shoes

Cheaply made shoes, boots, sandals and slippers provide very weak cushioning and support.

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Avoid flat, hard-soled shoes

Shoes that are either too stiff or too hard soled cannot protect the feet.

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Avoid Zero Drop Shoes

Wearing shoes that are zero heel-to-toe drops may also aggravate the condition.

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