Footwear difficulties in people with plantar heel pain

Determinants of footwear difficulties in people with plantar heel pain Justin Sullivan, Evangelos Pappas, Roger Adams, Jack Crosbie and Joshua Burns Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2015, 8:40 doi:10.1186/s13047-015-0102-9 Quote: Background Plantar heel pain is a common foot disorder aggravated by weight-bearing activity. Despite considerable focus on therapeutic interventions such as orthoses, there has been limited investigation of footwear-related issues in people with plantar heel pain. The aim of this study was to investigate whether people with plantar heel pain experience footwear-related difficulties compared to asymptomatic individuals, as well as identifying factors associated with footwear comfort, fit and choice.

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Footwear difficulties in people with plantar heel pain

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