- 1 Treatments for heel spurs
- 2 Best shoes for heel spurs are listed below:
- 2.1 1. VIONIC Endurance Walker with Orthaheel Technology Men’s Shoes
- 2.2 2. Reebok Men’s Work & Cushion KC walking shoes
- 2.3 3. AVIA Men’s Union Strap Service Shoe
- 2.4 4. New Balance Men’s MW411 Hook and Loop Walking Shoe
- 2.5 5. Hush Puppies Men’s Gus Oxford
- 2.6 6. ASICS GEL Cumulus 17 Best shoes for heel spurs
What is heel spurs?
Plantar fasciitis also known as heel spur, as the name indicates is an inflammation underneath the foot due to calcium bone deposit underneath the heel which is sometimes painless and sometimes painful. Plantar means under side of the foot and fascia means two types of connective tissues – so plantar fasciitis means inflammation of the underside of the foot.
Causes of heel spur (plantar fasciitis)
Causes of heel spurs involve calcium deposit under heel bone and it does not happen over few days but in months. Heel bone is covered by a membrane and repeated tearing of that membrane can also be a cause of the heel spur. Other causes involve the stretching of the foot muscles and ligaments. It is mostly associated with athletes who indulge in running ,jumping, etc. Its symptoms include moderate pain to chronic heel spur pain which is like a pin stabbing.
Treatments for heel spurs
Treatments for heel spurs include anti-inflammatory medication, cortisone injections and if the conservative methods fail then surgery, but there is another way to prevent and treat the heel spurs and that is the shoes onewear.
Best shoes for heel spurs are listed below:
1. VIONIC Endurance Walker with Orthaheel Technology Men’s Shoes
• VIONIC men’s shoe have active motion technology designed with a flexible and cushioned outsole whose upper part is light weight and breathable.
• It’s a leather top shoe with handmade panels, EVA midsole and rubber outsole for flexibility and stability respectively.
• These are water resistant shoes.
• Moreover, they have a footpad inside which is anti-microbial to prevent the bad odor of the foot.
2. Reebok Men’s Work & Cushion KC walking shoes
• This shoe also has a durable leather upper side, for support and strength, and a kwick-cloze design for easy slip-on.
• It is designed in such a way that it provides a greater freedom of motion to the foot.
• It is oil resistant from outside and is available in various width sizes as well length sizes to provide a custom fit. It provides better walking and flexibility.
• Perfectly made for athletes to run faster.
• This shoe has imported leather with a synthetic sole and its heel measures about 1.25” approximately.
• Its heel is designed in such a way that it provides cushioning and stability.
• It has removable EVA insole.
• Moreover, the Scotchgard, treated on upper side which provides an environmental friendly water, oil and stain protection.
• Its cantilever heel design provides extra comfort and stability while walking.
• It has convenient hook and loop strap for easy on and off.
4. New Balance Men’s MW411 Hook and Loop Walking Shoe
• Its leather is imported and made in USA with a synthetic sole and EVA midsole.
• It has leather and synthetic upper side.
• It has 13mm heel offset with adjustable straps and synthetic overlays.
• Ample cushioning in the heel for effective shock absorption.
• Hook and loop closure provides a custom fit.
• It has a polyurethane midsole for cushioning.
5. Hush Puppies Men’s Gus Oxford
• It ishas suede, imported leather with synthetic sole and heel measures approximately 1.25”.
• It has zero G Elon midsole and rubberlon outsole.
• It provides flexibility and comfort.
• It has a removable contoured EVA footbed with an open cell for extra cushioning.
• It is PDAC approved.
• It has soft full grain garment and smooth pull-up leather upper.
6. ASICS GEL Cumulus 17 Best shoes for heel spurs
- The upper side of the shoe provides a breathable and comfortable wrap.it’s a perfect match shoes for plantar fasciitis
- It has heel fit memory foam which many people like.
- Also it’s a perfect match shoes for plantar fasciitis.
- It provides antimicrobial feature and keeps a moisture away from the internal environment of shoe.
- It has greater grip on the ground as said by many users.
- The most liked feature of the shoe is the gender specific cushioning of the gel cumulus 17.