Night splints are intended for improving calf muscle flexibility which is important for plantar fasciitis (heel spurs), Achilles Tendinitis, and other foot and ankle conditions. When calf muscles are not flexible, the foot does not bend up towards the knee as easily.
Our Plantar Fasciitis Night Splints contain all the features necessary to ensure your patients heal with a proper alignment, for a quick and complete recovery, while having the best patient experience available.
Features & Benefits:
• Three padded straps with buckles to ensure immobilization and patient comfort
• Bilateral flexion straps provide 10-90 degree dorsiflexion for gentle stretching
• Crafted 3-dimensional lycra lined soft, cool interior for enhanced patient comfort
• Optional Flex Wedge included
Inflammation of the band of tissue (ligament) that connects the heel bone to the toes (plantar fascia) causing pain in the heels.
Very common (More than 3 million cases per year in US)
Rarely requires lab test or imaging
Can last several days or weeks
The condition is caused due to repetitive stretching of the fascia, associated with intense running and prolonged standing. The symtoms include severe throbbing pain near the heel, which worsens with walking, running and standing. Treatment aims to relieve inflammation and pain in the heels.
Heel pain is the primary symptom of plantar fasciitis, especially evident in the following conditions:
Pain and stiffness in the morning that gets worse as the day progresses
Pain which would get worse when climbing stairs or standing on toes
Pain after standing for long time
Treatment aims to relieve inflammation and pain in the heels.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): To reduce inflammation and relieve pain.
Medrol Dose PAK
Corticosteroids: To reduce the inflammation.
Medical procedures: General surgery
Therapies: Physical therapy