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plantar fasciitis

Posted by Bill H on 8/18/04 at 09:47 (158320)

will a heel pad help the pain in walking

Re: plantar fasciitis

Ed Davis, DPM on 8/18/04 at 19:37 (158364)

Possibly but the help can be transient. If the pain is due to plantar fasciitis, the pain is generated by excessive pull of the plantar fascia on the heel bone. That can, at times be addressed with orthotics. Please read Scott's Heel Pain Book to get a good understanding of what works and why.