Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that sometime go undiagnosed. It is a condition characterized by pain in the arch of the foot due to an inflammation of a band, called plantar fascia, that runs from one’s heel to toes. While there is no clear explanation as to the cause, this condition is most commonly reported by runners or those who run or jog on a regular basis.
Podiatrists often recommend to those affected with plantar fasciitis to use a pair of running or jogging shoes who compliments perfectly the arch of their foot, which of course varies from one person to another.
Though there is the option of using mindinsole foot inserts to alleviate and prevent plantar fasciitis from developing, having the right pair shoes is still of utmost importance.
According to most podiatrists, these are the best running shoes for people with plantar fasciitis:
Ascis Gel-Nimbus 20
This running shoes by Ascis pairs gel cushioning with silicone for a smoother toe-off run. Gel cushioning found on both front and rear sole provide comfort and shock-absorbing capacity of silicone makes sure that every step during your run won’t have any detrimental effect towards any part of your feet. There is also a built-in Trusstic system running along the sole keeping your foot stable, ideal for individuals with plantar fasciitis.
Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19
Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19 provide optimal stability and support through its GuideRails support sytem which help prevent excessive movement during running, keeping it as stable as possible. It has a cushioned heel that help soften the impact of each step. A 12mm midsole drop between the heel and foot provides optimal arch support and prevents injuries caused by over pronation.
Mizuno Wave Inspire 15
This key component of this lightweight running shoe makes use of a wave-shaped plate which smooths out the toe-to-heel transition during running. This promotes a more stable and overall better running experience. Its cushioned heel wedge allows for maximum comfort throughout your entire activity. The upper lining is made mostly of a sturdy mesh making it breathable and lightweight.