Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition caused by the inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is the fibrous tissue that connects the heel to the toes and runs along the bottom of the foot. In many cases, people who suffer from plantar fasciitis also suffer from heel spurs, which make the inflammation and the pain worse. Plantar fasciitis often affects older men and women but can occur in individuals of all age groups. While the condition can be extremely painful and quite debilitating, there are several treatments for plantar fasciitis, most of which provide quick pain relief and ultimately cure the condition entirely.
Plantar fasciitis treatments should include plenty of rest (staying off your feet, in other words), regular application of ice packs, stretching exercises for the affected foot or feet and anti-inflammatory medication. In many cases, these plantar fasciitis treatments are enough to get patients back on their feet and in control of their lives. In other cases, more involved treatments are required to cure plantar fasciitis.
Plantar fasciitis splints are often recommended by doctors to help accelerate the cure of the condition. Plantar night splints help ensure the plantar fascia and achilles tendon are gently stretched during the night, relieving pressure on the heel and helping the ligament to relax. This greatly helps in reducing inflammation, which is the primary cause of pain in plantar facsiitis sufferers. Cushi Heels carries the best night splints on the market, from plantar fasciitis night splints to anterior night splints. Soft, breathable and comfortable, these night splints allow patients to get a good night sleep while curing their plantar facsiitis, and to wake up without the typical morning pain and discomfort that the condition often brings.
In addition to using plantar night splints, it is often recommended that patients use special plantar insoles in their shoes, helping them go through the day pain free. Cushi Heels' plantar insoles are specifically designed to help reduce pressure on the heel bone while patients go about their daily activities. Individuals who regularly wear high heels are at higher risk of developing plantar fasciitis, as high heels cause the achilles tendon to contract and shorten, adding strain on the heel. Powerstride or Cushi Heels insoles not only help reduce that strain, they can also prevent the condition and make your shoes more comfortable. Our insoles also promote good posture, which is directly affected by your feet and the way you walk.
Don't let plantar fasciitis ruin your life. If you already suffer from this painful condition, consider finding relief and curing your plantar fasciitis by acquiring the best plantar fasciitis night splint from Cushi Heels. And remember that good insoles are the key to healthy feet and to prevention of plantar fasciitis and heel spurs, so do not delay and contact Cushi Heels today!