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Best Asics Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis

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Posted 6 months ago


Last updated: 17/02/2023


by James McCormack

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition that affects the underside of the foot when standing, walking or running. The Plantar Fascia is a thick fibrous band of tissue that runs from the heel bone to the forefoot, helping to provide stability and integrity to the structure of the foot. When standing, the Plantar Fascia is placed under tension and the tension placed on the fascia becomes greater with walking and running. Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis is multifaceted, including taping, insoles, strengthening exercises and supportive footwear. This article will provide recommendations on the best Asics Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis based on our experiences with patients in our clinics.

James McCormack is a Physical Therapist who specialises in knee, foot & ankle injuries. www.james-mccormack.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Earnings from this are used to create free-to-read content.

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Best Asics Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis

The best Asics Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis are the Asics GT-2000 and the Asics Gel-Kayano due to their supported heel cup, medial arch support and cushioned sole but we will explain this in more detail below. 

Asics Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis: Asics GT-2000

We recommend the Asics GT-2000 for those with Plantar Fasciitis who have mild to a moderate foot control. Their moderate arch support helps to control excess pronation moments associated with Plantar Fasciitis.

The Asics GT-2000 have Flytefoam technology that provides responsive cushioning that absorbs impact and helps to propulsive you forward through your big toe.

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Asics Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis: Asics Gel Kayano

We recommend the Asics Gel-Kayano for those with moderate to severe symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis due to their high levels of cushioning, deep heel cup and stable midsole.

The Deep heel cup helps to control the ankle joint when making contact with the floor and alongside the medial arch support it helps to control excess pronation moments that are associated with the irritation of Plantar Fasciitis.

The stable midsole with midfoot support controls the foot through the running cycle to prevent over-stretching of the Plantar Fascia.

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Physiotherapy with James McCormack

This is not medical advice. We recommend a consultation with a medical professional such as James McCormack. He offers Online Physiotherapy Appointments for £45.

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