Use Compression Socks to Treat Plantar Fasciitis: MD Podiatrist

If you’ve ever experienced plantar fasciitis, you know how agonizing it can be. The condition, which impacts a whopping 2 million Americans each year, can cause intense symptoms like pain on the bottom of the foot and achiness that gets worse when you walk. There is good news: plantar fasciitis is treatable. One go-to trick podiatrists prefer? Compression socks. “We use these regularly for our patients with plantar fasciitis,” Dan Michaels, DPM states.
Compressing the plantar fascia “will help with both pain and inflammation of the affected ligament,” Dr. Michaels says. Plantar fasciitis compression socks have a lot going for them; providing at least partial pain relief. They can be worn with any type of shoe or even barefoot, and can be worn with orthotics. They’re also easy to wash and wear.