How To Choose Right Shoes To Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

Nowadays, plantar fasciitis seems to appear more often than before and one of the most common reason is that a lot of people do not have right shoes to wear. In fact, we can see many more reasons for such a pain but wearing the wrong shoes is one of the main reason. To have the best running shoes for plantar fasciitis the buyers will need to get the main points.

I know that almost all people are lazy to read long notes and listen to too many advices about choosing to buy shoes because they can understand by themselves and select the shoes for their feet. In this article, I will provide you the least basic knowledge about shoes selection with very short tips.

Know Your Feet

It is said that “know your feet, know your shoes”. It means that when you know your feet, you will be able to know about the best shoes for your feet. To understand more about your feet, please follow the points here.

  • Your Ankles

The pronation has a strong impact on your foot motion – your ankles. There are two types of pronation for ankles: roll in and roll out, equivalent to over – pronation and under – pronation. For these two features, you will have to choose different types of shoes.

More specific, if your ankles belong to over – pronation, the most suitable shoes are shoes allowing you to control the motion of the feet and the shoes provide more stability for your feet. However, if you ankles belong to the under – pronation, you will have to select the shoes which have more cushion and your feet will have more flexibility and support.

  • Arch Of Your Foot

Knowing your feet, you will have to know what type of arch your food has. You may have high arches or flat arches. For these two types of arches, there are also two types of shoes. About the foot arch, it is related to the arch height. With high or flat arch, the ability for ankle roll is different. For high foot arch, it is equal to roll – out ankle and the rest is equal to roll – in ankle.

About The Shoes

In addition to understanding your feet, you had better get to know more about the three main types of shoes that you had better concentrate on. There are three types:

  • Walking shoes
  • Trail running shoes
  • Road running shoes

You will receive guide to choose the right types for your feet type but the most important step is to try it on. You should try on the shoes and discover their most outstanding features. Walking and running can make your plantar fasciitis more serious and you will have more swelling and numbness. However, if you can get the main points about the shoe features quickly, you will be able to choose right shoes. Here are some features:

  • The shoes have thick heel section in order to reduce load on Achilles and plantar muscles
  • The midsection of the shoe soles is firm with a sturdy but well cushioned arch support
  • The shoes have firm toe section with little to no excess bend

How To Tie It Up

When you choose good shoes for plantar fasciitis, you had better tie it up. There are several ways to tie the shoe laces as bellows.

  • Heel slipping
  • Hammer toes
  • High arches
  • Foot pain

The first type is the most common way to tie the shoes laces. For the third way, you can remove more pressure on your feet nerves, especially on the top of the foot. When tying the shoe laces, remember to loosen them. Don’t tie them too tightly as it will cause more inconvenience when you walk or run.

Bottom Line

As you see choosing to buy shoes for plantar fasciitis means that you will have to analyze so many things. You can even find out many more details than that. However, if you want something short and brief than I think that the information in this article is useful for you. Don’t worry if you have to suffer from plantar fasciitis. Think positively and choose right shoes. Contact us if you need further tips.