YOUR HEEL IS THE BODY'S MAIN SHOCK ABSORBER
Heel pain is a common foot complaint that podiatrist treat. A combination of stretching exercises, ultrasound, icing, a change of footwear, insoles or orthotics, and medication are usually involved in treating heel pain.Read more... Additionally, use of heel pads provides additional cushioning for the heel and help alleviate pain. Available in varied forms, heel pads are designed to cushion the heel, support or restrict its movement and alleviate pain. Gel heel pads are inserted into shoes to help absorb shock, lessen pressure on the heel and reduce friction.