Treatments for heel and arch pain

Heel and arch pain


One can treat their heel pain by giving proper rest to the feet. Application of ice packs may prove to be beneficial. The PediRoller is an exercise aid that can be frozen and used to prevent pain in this area.
Orthotic insoles such as Epitact PhysioShock Heel Lifts are specially designed to relieve heel pain, joint pain, knee pain and back pain caused by shock waves which are generated every time you take a step. Stretching exercises can also provide relief from heel pain and weight loss can also be beneficial.
Arch pain
sufferers find extra support with Podopro Moulded Insoles. EVA insoles feature a deep reinforced heel cup and a moisture absorbing cambrelle top cover which gives comfort and support when walking and prevent over-pronation and offer support to the foot arches.

 What is Plantar Fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis)?

Plantar Fasciitis is the name given to the inflamed condition of the thick connective tissue (a ligament) called the “plantar fascia” that supports the arch of your foot.
Plantar fasciitis occurs when the thick band of tissue on the bottom of the foot is overstretched or overused. This can be painful and make walking more difficult.

If the arches of your foot are abnormally high or low, you are more likely to develop plantar fasciitis than if your arches are normal. An orthotic arch support can be particularly helpful if you have flat feet or high arches. Healthy Step 9-to-5 Insoles and Podopro 2/3 Length Gel Insole.


The treatments that are most important are :
1. Using the PediRoller after activity as cold therapy by chilling or freezing before use, which will help reduce inflammation and combat pain. How to use – Following the exercise guide within   the pack, roll the bottom of  the foot back and forth from heel to arch. The exercise should be repeated for 3 to 5 minutes twice a day, morning and night.
2. Freezing the product before use will help if the area is inflamed.
3. Wearing shoes with good support and cushions
4. Stretching the calf muscles several times a day especially in the morning and after long periods of sitting or standing.
5. Rest
6. Losing weight

The PediRoller is an exercise aid, offering immediate relief from common heel and arch foot pain. Used regularly, the PediRoller can maintain healthy feet and address problems of heel and arch pain such as plantar fasciitis.
The PediRoller helps stretch the plantar fascia, a band of connective tissue running along the bottom of the foot, increasing flexibility and reducing pain. Its ridged design massages tired feet, reducing tension and stimulating circulation to the affected areas.
 The Pediroller should not be used by diabetics and people with circulatory disorders, who should seek professional advice before use. Do not use on broken skin and keep out of the reach and sight of children.


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