Can You Prevent Plantar Fasciitis? 5 Simple Ways To Reduce Heel Pain

Posted by on Monday, February 24th, 2014

Richmond Register columnist Terri Johnson confessed that it was more difficult than she imagined to give up her high heels. “They lifted me up for jobs and romances as well as good times with friends and family,” she explained. However, her love affair was cut short when the podiatrist told her that she not only had the dreaded plantar fasciitis (heel pain), but also a hammer toe and arthritis.

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You may not need a shoe closet of this magnitude, but it’s wise to own and wear multiple pairs of different shoes to avoid fatigue and heel pain.
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In our New York podiatrist office, we see many women like Terri. Heels are sexy, powerful, and downright fashionable! Yet, many patients find themselves faced with having to give up the footwear they love when plantar fasciitis rears its ugly head. To avoid this fate, follow these five tips to prevent heel pain.