Editor’s Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy on May 2022 and reflects up-to-date information on how to tie shoes for women with heel pain.
Did you know that women who suffer from heel pain can benefit from lacing their shoes in a specific way to get the full support and benefits that the shoes have to offer? Finding a pair of supportive shoes is the first step when it comes to helping treat and prevent your heel pain. However, if you don’t tie your shoes properly, you won’t get the full benefits that the shoes have to offer.
Lacing your shoes properly helps prevent your feet from moving excessively inside the shoes. When there is too much foot movement or heel slippage the feet are enough longer supported by the shoes.
My Experience Helping Women with Heel Pain
I work for a shoe store that helps people with “complicated” foot shapes as well as foot conditions find the correct types of shoes for their feet. I have helped several women with heel pain find the correct types of shoes for their feet, and I believe I can help you too.
If you want to see a selection of the best shoes for women with heel pain I suggest that you take a look at the article below:
Once you find the correct pair of shoes for your feet I suggest that you apply a specific shoe lacing technique to get the full benefits that the shoes have to offer.
How to Tie Shoes for Women with Heel Pain
The shoe lacing technique below will secure your feet against the back of the shoes, allowing you the get the full support that the shoes have to offer.
Step 1: Start by leaving the two top eyelets (holes) of the shoes open:
Step 2: Go through the top hole first:
Step 3: Go through the holes you left open:
You are all done! These steps are very easy and simple to follow, but they make a huge difference in helping treat and prevent your heel pain. You will notice an immediate difference and feel a lot more stable and secure when walking or running.
It’s also important that you wear your shoes in the correct size (not too big or too small). I noticed that several women were experiencing heel pain simply from wearing shoes in the wrong size. If you want to retrieve your exact foot shape and length I suggest that you take a look at the article below:
Let me know in the comment section below if you have already tried this shoe lacing technique and whether it made a difference or not.