The Best Hiking and Work Boots for Plantar Fasciitis

best work boots for plantar fasciitis

If you are a hiking lover or you work in a job that makes you stand for a long time (like receptionist, store clerks, construction workers, barbers, waitress etc.), then many of you must have faced the horrible pain in your feet. This strong stabbing pain is usually due to Plantar Fasciitis.

Plantar Fasciitis is a pain caused by the inflammation of the ligament that connects your heel bone to the ball of your foot. To prevent your feet from this pain, my suggestion will be to buy a pair of boots with a better arch and heel. I have picked some best boots for plantar fasciitis of both men and women, and I am sure this will be helpful for you to make the best choice of your perfect boot.

1. KEEN Women's Targhee II Mid WP Hiking Boot

KEEN Women's Targhee II Mid WP Hiking Boot

The Keen Targhee II mid hiking boots are one of best hiking boots for Plantar Fasciitis. These boots offers you a high comfort at a reasonable cost. I always prefer these boots when I go for hike because they can easily survive in wet, snow and mud.

These boots are only 1.8 pounds per pair for a women size 8, one of the lightest pair in hiking boots with very nicely protected toe. These waterproof leather boots offers you sufficient durability, flexibility and breathability that properly keep your feet dry. This shoe is perfect for those who are into tough and adventurous hikes.

Timberland PRO Women's Titan Waterproof Boot

Timberland PRO Women's Titan Waterproof Boot boots are one of the best work boots for Plantar Fasciitis, designed for the hardworking women and perfect for any job-site. These waterproof leather boots are rugged and durable with lightweight comfort. I like the polyurethane midsole that provides lightweight durable cushioning and soft leather that reduces irritation, brake-in time.

It has moisture-channeling spacer mesh and comfort lining with integral antimicrobial, which minimizes odor and maximizes comfort. The rubber outsole is abrasion, oil, and slip-resistant. I also like the top padded collar that provides immense comfort. It has nylon diffusion shank for support and cast metal top stud hooks.

Merrell Men's Moab Ventilator Hiking Shoe

Merrell men’s Moab hiking shoe is one the best versatile and lightest hiking shoe for men. I gifted these pair of shoe to my husband on his birthday last year and he really likes them. He has worn them in garden, rain, dirt, gravel, rock, icy surface and it offered him the same dry and warm comfort to his feet. I love to see that he likes to wear these shoes when he goes for playing football or cricket and many other outdoor games.

It has excellent traction on dry rock and gravel, and the wide forefoot provides a stable platform. Merrell constructed these shoes with leather strap supports to protect the breathable mesh uppers that supply your feet with fresh air on those oven-hot desert hikes. These shoes are ready to anything you throw at them.

Avenger Safety Footwear Women's 7125 Steel-Toed Work Boot

Women’s Avenger 7125 is one of the best hiking and work boots for plantar fasciitis. They have removable dual density insole with the extra cushion that adds more comfort and direct attach dual density PU slip- and oil-resistant outsole. The traditional stylish looking boots with quality leather materials and the waterproof membrane constructs cute feminine pink stitching.

Because of its cool look, safety, and great comfort, I will highly recommend these boots if you are working in an industry such as warehouses, construction sites, chemical plants, distribution facilities, airports, manufacturing plants, shipping facilities, assembly lines, and more. Other than this, there are also some great women shoes for Plantar Fasciitis.

Timberland White Ledge Men's Waterproof Boot

Timberland white ledge men’s boots are the one of the best waterproof boot with a very reasonable cost. I am recommending these shoes because I have received very good reviews from my dad and some of my close friends. The lightweight offers great comfort and very stylish look with breathable foot bed and multidirectional rubber lugs that help you brake, accelerate, and climb with ease.

The padded collar and tongue keep your ankles comfortable and protected as you move. They provide slip-resistance and better traction for tough surfaces. The moisture wicking textile lining keeps feet dry and it’s external heel covering provides rear foot protection.


I hope this article will be helpful for the selection of your best hiking & work boots for plantar fasciitis. If you are hard worker person, either you have faced the problem of plantar fasciitis or not, does not matter, but you should really take very good care of your feet by choosing the best shoes for Plantar Fasciitis.

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I am sure these reviews must have given you an insight into some of the main feature that makes a boot perfect for hiking and work. While buying the hiking and work boots, you can see the factor such as quality, traction, shock absorption, breathability, cushioning and waterproofing. The more cushioning and molding in the insole and the softer will be the step that provides better the hiking boot for plantar fasciitis. You can easily get all the features in a single pair of boots if you keep nice search on them.

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I'm Patricia Baker, a kindergarten teacher turned stay at home mom. I enjoy researching and writing product reviews as a way to help other consumers (like myself) make informed decisions.

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