Plantar Fasciitis and the Best Night Splints of 2018

 

According to Health Ambition,

“The causes of plantar fasciitis are not clear but long periods of standing and being overweight can worsen the symptoms. Some people who play sports also suffer from plantar fasciitis due to the stress they put on their feet. The symptoms can be treated with physiotherapy, pain relief medication and also by wearing a splint during the day and at night.

Many sufferers wear splints or compression socks during the day and may also use night splints when sleeping. Night splints are slightly cumbersome and not really suitable to wear during the day when you’re moving around. A night splint is however, a good way to relieve some of the stress on your heel and foot, when you’re sleeping.”

Helen Sanders who writes for Health Ambition, has done extensive research on the top five rated night splints, as well as listed out the pros and cons of each one.

Here are seven things Sanders recommends a person looks for in a night splint:

1.) The Fit

2.) Tightness of Splint

3.) Product Quality

4.) What to Wear Underneath the Splint

5.) Can You Keep Your Splint Clean?

6.) Tread on the Splint

7.) Medical Advice

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