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Plantar Fasciitis Night Splint Buying Guides

March 26, 2017

When you are suffering from plantar fasciitis, using night splint is usually recommended by doctors because it would help to relieve the pain and fasten healing process. You should be extremely careful when choosing the best night splints for plantar fasciitis because wrong choice could cause serious problem to your health. Basically, in order to choose a good one, there are 5 factors that you should take into consideration.

Type

There are 2 main types of plantar fasciitis night splint: dorsal and boot type.

Best Plantar Fasciitis Night Splints

Dorsal type has the plastic support that keeps the feet at 90 degree position while leaves the arch and heel free. Because the plastic support couldn’t be adjusted, the stretching angle couldn’t be changed either. However, this type is lighter and more comfortable to wear.

As said from the name, boot type looks like a booth that covers your foot, back of leg and calf. Obviously, it’s bigger, heavier and less breathable than the dorsal type. On the other hand, using boot type, you can easily adjust the stretching angle to fit your foot condition. read more …