Anonymous 

Review for Plantar Fasciitis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 190 lbs
  • 5' 5"
  • Springfield, MO
28
Aug2016
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 6-18 Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Runner Yes

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Orthotics, Supportive Shoes
    Improved
    Compression Socks

I had been walking/jogging for a little over a year when I had a back injury. I stopped jogging for about 8 months. When I restarted, I probably did too much too soon, and also was wearing the same shoes as when I left off. Between overdoing and worn out shoes, I quickly developed plantar facitiis. I started using arch support bands at night and saw some improvement. I continued to try to find better shoes and support. My best luck has been with Birkenstocks (London and Florida styles) and Chacos sandals. I have also had some success with Archmold orthotics.


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