Morning Heel Pain is most often the worst type of heel pain. Getting out of bed is often when the most severe heel pain begins. Putting weight on the inflamed or painful area for the first time after long periods of rest, such as after a long night’s sleep, can sometimes be unbearable. This pain usually subsides in most cases throughout the day, however that initial pain can be very unpleasant.
There can be a number of factors and conditions that could contribute to morning heel pain. The most common is plantar fasciitis which is when the plantar fascia ligament that runs the length of the bottom of the foot develops tears and becomes inflamed. Another common condition that causes morning heel pain is the formation of a heel spur. Heel spurs are pointed, bony fragments that develop on the heel of the foot and point forward toward the toes, causing severe pain as it digs through nerves and tissue in the heel.
These conditions contribute to various types of heel pain, particularly morning heel pain. For both these conditions, the aching pain associated with them usually subsides with rest. Once off your feet, pressure is not being placed on the inflamed plantar fascia ligament, or the bony growth on the heel. Pain becomes particularly acute however when great weight and pressure is suddenly placed on the area after periods of rest, such as when you get out of bed in the morning.
The best way to combat morning heel pain is to treat the conditions that cause it, most commonly plantar fasciitis and heel spurs among others. Conservative mean are usually the most effective and the easiest way to treat these conditions. HTP Heel Seats are orthotic devices that have proven results in treating these conditions and relinquishing agonizing morning heel pain. Simply place them into your shoes and experience the feeling of relief from the painful conditions that plague your feet. With a 99.7% success rate and a design that allows them to fit flawlessly into your lifestyle, these orthotics are a simple means to morning heel pain relief.