ASICS Gel Nimbus 18 Running ShoeFor years, Asics has continuously provided some of the most supportive and comfortable running shoes on the market. The Gel Nimbus 18 Running Shoe is yet another example of Asics combining comfort and support, and ultimately, creating an excellent running shoe for people with plantar fasciitis. The shoe features a heel clutching system, providing ultimate support where the foot needs it most. The grips make it easy to run in all types of weather. To ensure a perfect fit, try the shoe on in person prior to purchasing.
Saucony Women’s ProGrid Integrity ST2The Saucony Women’s ProGrid Integrity ST2 offers plantar fasciitis sufferers a host of features to support their feet. The shoe’s primary feature is the “Stretch Zone” sections. These areas of the shoe are found among the Walk-Trac outsole, forefoot, rearfoot HRC Cushioning. The stretch zones provide the heel strike area with responsive cushioning and reacts to changes in gait. These features guarantee support as you walk. However, the trade-off is a tighter feel.
Mizuno Wave Rider 19The Wave Rider 19 includes a foam sole and is designed to ease heel pain. The shoe uses Hado technology to provide a “superb underfoot sensation” and cushion for the heel. Despite these features, the shoe is a bit narrow and has a thick tongue. Mizuno has offered a large range of colors for the Wave Rider 19, so you’ll still be able to stand out!
The Best Shoe for Recovery: The Healing Sole
Most shoes that promise to prevent pain and encourage recovery are uncomfortable, oddly shaped and unattractive. The Healing Sole creates an environment for recovery. The shoe is packed with six powerful features that work synergistically to heal the foot. As your foot pushes off, the rocker bottom sole sways to reduce tension. Once your foot meets the ground again, the compressible heel and raised arch absorb the weight of the body, reducing pressure at each pain point in the heel. Soft neoprene straps help to hold your foot in place as you move. The latest version of The Healing Sole is equipped with a durable outsole. Now our flip-flops last even longer and can support extended outdoor wear! For more information click here.