Question:

I have been suffering from plantar fasciitis for quite some time. How is a heel lift going to help?

Answer:

The heel lift will raise the heel and weaken the mechanical forces applied to the foot by the calf easing plantar fasciitis pain and allowing the plantar fascia and Achilles tendon to heal.

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Question:

What is Sever's Disease and how do heel lifts help?

Answer:

Sever's Disease first appears in children ages 7-8 years before the growth plate in the heel is fully developed.  It is usually caused by excessive tension on the Achilles tendon and plantar fascia, or stress on the growth plate.  A heel lift helps take the tension off of the Achilles tendon and plantar fascia.  Heel lifts need to be firm so the body does not compress the lift causing more tension on the tendon and plantar fascia

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