Frequently Asked Questions on Night Splints


How do night splints work in case of a plantar fasciitis?

It is recommended to wear night splints as they gently stretch the plantar fascia ligament to keep them from getting stiff during the night.

How long does it take for plantar fasciitis to heal?

A plantar fasciitis may take 3 to 12 months to heal completely. Medical treatment along with an ankle Splint can help your foot heal faster.

Who should use night splints?

Patients in need of regular compression in the lower extremity due to problems like achillies tendonitis, plantaf fasciitis and other lower extremity injuries.

How are night splints useful?

Night splints are designed to be worn at night as you go to bed in order to provide a gentle but constant stretch in your ankle to avoid stiffness. Night Splints maintain the foot in a position with the toes pointed up, immobilizing your foot and supporting the ankle.

What are sock night splints?

Sock night splints are available in many forms, materials, shapes and flexion abilities. The foot slips into the splint like a sock. These socks are more comfortable and soft to sleep with. These splints provide the right amount of compression required.

Who should use night splints?

Patients in need of regular compression in the lower extremity due to problems like achillies tendonitis, plantaf fasciitis and other lower extremity injuries.

How are night splints useful?

Night splints are designed to be worn at night as you go to bed in order to provide a gentle but constant stretch in your ankle to avoid stiffness. Night Splints maintain the foot in a position with the toes pointed up, immobilizing your foot and supporting the ankle.

What are sock night splints?

Sock night splints are available in many forms, materials, shapes and flexion abilities. The foot slips into the splint like a sock. These socks are more comfortable and soft to sleep with. These splints provide the right amount of compression required.