Plantar fasciitis usually strikes with a vengeance when taking your first steps in the morning.
The stabbing pain stems from the inflammation of a thick band of tissue known as your plantar fascia, which stretches across the bottom of your foot, connecting your heel bone to your toes. Repeated stretching or tearing of this shock absorbing tissue or overloading it can lead to small tears, irritating the fascia and causing inflammation.
Wearing a boot at night can prevent your plantar fascia, Achilles tendon and calf muscles from tightening, making for a more pleasant experience when you get out of bed.
Supporting a neutral foot position, this soft orthopedic night splint reduces irritation and pain caused by foot conditions including:
This bedtime brace gently stretches your plantar fascia so you can start the day pain-free. Following is a list of the features that make this one of the best solutions for the treatment of plantar fasciitis and other common foot conditions.
The drawback to many splints for plantar fasciitis is that they can be uncomfortable and interfere with your sleep, which is counterproductive when it comes to healing.
However, our splint is generously padded with a breathable foam and covered with an ultra soft material for optimal comfort. Removable for washing, the extra soft lining eliminates skin irritations, preventing blisters and abrasions.
Note: Even if it isn’t entirely comfortable to sleep in compared to nothing, it’s important to wear it regularly in order for your foot to heal properly.
Holding your ankle in gentle dorsiflexion, this splint keeps your foot at a 90-degree angle to your leg. For an even greater stretch, you can add the soft, foam dorsiwedge insert, which elevates your foot to relieve inflammation and increase comfort.
This wedge attaches via Velcro to the toe area of the plantar fascia support and adds an additional 5 inches of stretch.
The dorsiflexion position that this plantar fascia pain splint holds your foot in also makes it a good treatment option for other foot conditions, such as foot drop, Achilles tendonitis or heel spurs.
Sized for both men and women, the comfortable night splint can be used on either your left or right foot, with or without a sock. This splint is easy to put on and strap up in bed or while sitting down, making your nighttime routine quick and easy.
The soft night boot is secured with three medical-grade Velcro closures. These wide, adjustable straps allow you to adjust the tightness of the brace to your own specifications, securing your foot at a 90-degree angle.
Outside of the straps, the front of the boot for plantar fasciitis is open, which enhances the breathability of the support.
What conditions / injuries does this ankle stabilizer treat? This nighttime foot splint was specifically designed to treat and manage discomfort caused by plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, heel pain, drop foot, and heel spurs. Check out our inflatable, air cast walking boot for metatarsal stress fractures and sprained or broken ankles.
How does it work? This plantar fasciitis sleeping boot helps reduce the painful tightening that you endure after you wake up and take your first steps. It holds your foot at a 90-degree angle while you sleep, stretching your fascia, Achilles tendon, and calf muscle.
When should I wear it? This plantar fasciitis brace is only meant to be worn while sleeping or kicking your feet back on the couch. It is not meant to be worn while walking. *Please remove this wrap if you plan on walking further than a couple steps around the house. We offer a different foot support for daytime use.
What is it made of? This latex-free night splint is made out of a rigid ABS plastic shell, soft foam-like padding, polyester / nylon blended straps, and medical-grade Velcro closures.
Who can wear this brace? Men and women of all ages can benefit from the stretch provided by this nighttime foot splint.
What size should I buy? Before purchasing closely examine the sizing chart image to ensure your proper size is selected. Available in sizes S-L, measured by US shoe sizes. Fits men's sizes of 4.5-13 and women's 5-11.5+. Can be worn on your left or right foot.
How do I put it on? With Velcro straps open, place your foot inside the liner making sure to slide your heel to the back of the boot. Fold the right foot strap over the top of your foot, wrapping it underneath your foot for a tight fit, if possible. Working up towards your lower leg, pull tight to secure each Velcro strap. For an additional stretch, pull up your toes, attaching the foam dorsiwedge insert underneath your toes.
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Washing Instructions: Remove Velcro-attached, padding from plastic shell. Hand wash padding in warm water with mild soap. Allow padding to air dry completely before reapplying. Do not use high temperatures to wash or dry.
Can be worn with or without socks
Breathable, ultra-soft padded lining
Highly adjustable, 3-strap system for a secure fit
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