Heel spur slippers and heel spur shoes are specialized footwear designed to provide relief and support for individuals experiencing heel pain, specifically associated with heel spurs. Heel spurs are bony outgrowths that can form on the underside of the heel bone (calcaneus) and are often associated with conditions like plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendonitis.
Here's a closer look at heel spur slippers and heel spur shoes:
Heel spur slippers are a type of indoor footwear designed for individuals to wear around the house or indoors. They are intended to alleviate heel pain and provide comfort during periods of rest and relaxation. Some common features of heel spur slippers include:
Heel Cushioning: Heel spur slippers have cushioned and supportive heels to help reduce the impact on the affected area and minimize discomfort.
Arch Support: Many heel spur slippers come with built-in arch support to promote proper foot alignment and relieve stress on the plantar fascia and heel.
Shock Absorption: The soles of heel spur slippers may be designed to absorb shock and reduce pressure on the heel during walking or standing.
Soft and Comfortable Materials: These slippers are often made from soft and comfortable materials to prevent irritation and rubbing against the heel area.
Open-Back Design: Heel spur slippers typically have an open-back design for easy on-and-off, allowing users to slide their feet in and out effortlessly.
Our Falcon brand slippers and shoes have special heel area silicone support.
Heel spur shoes are intended for outdoor use and are designed to provide ongoing support and pain relief for individuals dealing with heel spurs. They share some features with heel spur slippers but are designed for more extended periods of walking and standing. Common features of heel spur shoes include:
Cushioned Heel: Heel spur shoes have a cushioned and supportive heel to minimize pressure on the heel spur during activities.
Shock-Absorbing Soles: The soles of heel spur shoes are engineered to absorb shock and impact during walking and other activities.
Breathable Materials: Heel spur shoes are typically made from breathable materials to keep the feet dry and comfortable during extended wear.
Proper Fit and Support: Heel spur shoes are designed to provide a secure and supportive fit to ensure maximum comfort and pain relief.
Both heel spur slippers and heel spur shoes can be beneficial for individuals dealing with heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, or other related heel pain conditions. However, it's essential to consult with a podiatrist or a healthcare professional for a proper diagnosis and to determine the most appropriate footwear and treatment plan for individual needs.