Today, I want to talk about why some people who get plantar fasciitis start to develop pain on the outside of their heel and the outside of their foot. First of all, this isn’t a talk on how to cure plantar fasciitis or even what it is. We have plenty of tutorials and articles on the website that go through that in detail just do a search for plantar fasciitis and you will find those, but the plantar fascia attaches on the inside of the heel and yet a lot of people end up with pain over here on the outside. The reason for this is.
Pretty straightforward. It is compensation, so that what happens is when your heel hurts here, you start walking more here in order to get rid of the pain that you are having on the inside. So eventually, this area gets inflamed and also it starts to hurt. So, the nice thing is that this is usually veryvery easy to treat because it is an overuse injury. As soon as we get some pressure off of that area, it is going to start to feel better. So the easiest way to treat this is to get yourself a decent arch support. This is a.
Custom orthotic but you can initially start with an overthecounter arch support. If you just to look for overthecounter arch support on our website, we will recommend the best ones for people with heel pain and outside of the foot pain. What you want to do is you are going to use this in order to transfer the pressure from this side to this side of the arch. So you want that orthotic to match your arch pretty close. You can also use this brand of flipflops called Vionic and the Vionic brand these toes obviously do.
I Have Plantar Fasciitis and Now the Outside of My Heel Hurts Podiatrist Larry Huppin
Not separate but it has a great arch support, so it also transfers pressure off the outside of your foot on to the inside of the arch. You can find these on our website, just go to the website and do a search for arch supports for heel pain or flipflops for heel pain and then finally you want to be wearing these pretty much all the time either the flipflop arch supports or the arch supports in your shoes wear them pretty much any moment you are bearing weight for two or three weeks along with that, ice your foot two or three, four.