What Types of Shoes You Should Wear if You Have Plantar Fasciitis

What Types of Shoes You Should Wear if You Have Plantar Fasciitis

Select Footwear That Provides Proper Support and Cushioning

If you have plantar fasciitis, it is important to select footwear that provides proper support and cushioning to alleviate pain and reduce any stress on your feet. Lucky Shoes carries a wide variety of shoes that help reduce the impact of all foot conditions.

The women%u2019s Hoka Bondi 8 in the Coastal Sky/All Aboard color from Lucky Shoes helps keep the pain from plantar fasciitis at bay. The rear crash pad enables an amazingly soft and balanced ride from heel strike to forefoot.

Athletic Shoes

Look for shoes with a cushioned sole, good arch support, and a firm heel. Avoid flat or minimal cushion styles. A few great athletic styles that Lucky Shoes carries are the Hoka Bondi 8, the New Balance 1080v12, and the New Balance 1080v12.

The men%u2019s New Balance 860v13 in the Light aluminum with true red and black color from Lucky Shoes has a supportive medial post to provide essential stability for those with plantar fasciitis.

Motion Control Shoes

These athletic styles from Lucky Shoes have extra support and stability features to help control foot motion & provide extra support for those with plantar fasciitis. They can be helpful for people with severe pronation or flat fleet. Some great motion control styles that Lucky Shoes offers are the New Balance 860v13, Hoka Arahi 6, and Brooks Glycerin GTS 20.

The women%u2019s Aetrex Dana in Navy from Lucky Shoes is a great shoe for people with plantar fasciitis because the style includes the Aetrex arch support insole.

Casual Shoes

It can sometimes be difficult to find a pair of casual shoes to wear when you have plantar fasciitis. At Lucky Shoes, we provide many supportive casual styles that provide great arch support such as the Dansko Franny, Aetrex Dana, and Vionic Trent. These styles all have a supportive membrane that allows people with plantar fasciitis to move comfortably in everyday life.


The men%u2019s Olukai Ohana from Lucky Shoes in the Kona/Kona color. This flip flop style features a deep heel cup and arch support to alleviate pain from plantar fasciitis.


If you prefer sandals, look for those with good arch support, a deep heel cut, and a contoured footbed to help relieve pain from plantar fasciitis. Some great sandal styles at Lucky Shoes to choose from are the Vionic Tide II, Olukai Ohana, and Taos Trulie.


Remember to also stretch and massage your feet on a regular basis, wear shoes that fit properly, and avoid walking barefoot or wearing low support shoes. Consult with your doctor or podiatrist for more personalized recommendations.

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