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Insoles for heel spurs

Insoles for heel spurs

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Here you will find inserts and other aids that can be placed in the shoe to relieve the pain when you have problems with heel spurs.

Heel spurs are a common problem and everyone who has ever been affected will agree that walking or running with heel spurs hurts! The pain you feel in the heel and arch of the foot limits both everyday life and leisure as every step can be painful.

Using the right type of insert or insole can reduce the pain and thus improve mobility. The insole or insert can also be advantageously supplemented with socks against heel spurs. We have both heel inserts and full insoles that provide support not only under the heel but also under the forefoot. The insoles or heel cushions for heel spurs provide relief for the heel so that the pain is not so great with each step.

However, it is important to be aware that heel inserts or insoles do not cure the heel spur you have suffered. Instead, see the insoles as a measure to reduce the symptoms while working in parallel with strengthening exercises and stretching.

Also remember that in addition to having a good sole, it is important to wear shoes that fit well and are soft from the start. A good sole makes a big difference, but proper footwear is just as important.
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You walk, stand and run every day, which puts a lot of pressure on your feet and heels. When heel pain occurs, it is because the pressure on the heels has been too great or that the heels have been loaded incorrectly for a long time.

In fact, pain in the heels is very common, as many as 10% of the adult population have at some point had problems with pain in the heels, either under the heel, around the heel or behind the heel.

What is significant about heel pain is that it usually occurs gradually, i.e. not through trauma. The heel pain can then become very prolonged. The pain is relieved well with soles, shoes and socks, but it is also important to try to rest the foot in parallel and work focused with rehab exercises. Try not to give up on the exercises, even if the healing takes longer!

The pain in the heels can be caused by, for example, heel spurs, overstretched heel pads, ruptures in the Achilles tendon or stress fractures. In this section, we describe the phenomenon of heel spurs, which is a very common cause of heel pain.


Heel spurs, also known as plantar fasciitis, cause pain on the inside of the foot and at the tendon attachment under the heel. If you suffer from this for a long time, the body can react by forming a small calcium growth under the heel, which looks like a spur. Hence the name heel spur.

Heel spur is the most common reason for pain in the heel, however, you cannot take for granted that pain in the heel is just heel spur. You should seek the help of a physiotherapist or other knowledgeable medical staff to assess and get the right diagnosis.

The pain from heel spurs can vary. Some people feel the most pain after standing and walking a lot, while others feel the most pain after a night's sleep. Either way, heel spurs are painful and the recovery time can be long, up to 1-1.5 years.

Heel spurs can be caused by a change of footwear, such as when you change from winter shoes to lighter and flatter summer shoes. You can also suffer from heel spurs if you have walked barefoot a lot, worn shoes that are too poor and hard, or if you have increased your running dose too quickly.

To reduce pain and speed up healing, it is important to try to treat the problem, not ignore it.


Use shoes, shoe inserts & socks designed for heel spurs and heel pain.


Rest. Avoid activities that provoke heel pain and choose activities that do not strain the heel. Examples include swimming and cycling instead of running and tennis. Or why not try rowing or canoeing?

Rehab exercises. Get help from a physiotherapist for an individually adapted training programme. Examples of 2 proven exercises that require minimal equipment are 1. Toe raises with or without weight. You only need a staircase or a bench. Check out instructional videos on YouTube or seek professional help to do toe raises correctly. 2. Roll the bottom of your foot back and forth over a ball, such as a golf ball. It is also possible to roll your foot over a filled PET bottle, 50 cl. This can be done while sitting on the TV sofa!

Walk normally. Try to walk normally despite the pain. That way you won't create new problems with your knees, hips and back due to incorrect loading.

The right equipment. Use shoes, shoe inserts & socks designed for heel spurs and heel pain.

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