Night Splints for Plantar Fasciitis

There are many forms of night splints, which all aim to help keep the foot stretched during the night so that Plantar Fasciitis pain is less severe when you take your first steps in the morning.

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Many people sleep with their feet pointed down, which shortens the plantar fascia and achilles tendon. Night splints, keep your feet at a 90-degree angle, resulting in a constant stretch while you sleep. They can work well for pain, but disadvantages include that they can be bulky, and some people find them uncomfortable to wear.