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Our Patented Gel Heel Cups

Best for: General Heel Pain, Heel Spurs, and Heel Discomfort


         Prepare yourself for maximum relief and comfort in our patented Gel Heel Cushions. You will feel soft, shock-absorbing gel silicone contouring to your heel with every step. Forget about giving up your lifestyle due to heel pain and try our new Gel Heel Cushions; you will feel like you are walking on clouds.

         The inventive blue core has powerful shock absorption where you need it most, right at the center of heel pain. The gel silicone absorbs 75% more shock than your shoes alone, easing the amount of stress and strain on your entire body. The extra shock that is absorbed by the Gel Heel Cushions is not transferred into your heels, saving your feet while treating and preventing heel pain. These gel heel cups are not available in stores and can only be ordered online through our website.

  • Cradles your heel and absorbs shock from all angles.
  • Contour supports the heel while still absorbing shock.
  • Center has more cushion, right where you need it most.
  • Extremely durable and 100% washable and reusable.


         With a tiny magnet imbedded in the blue core, right at the pain hot spot, relieves sore and aching heels. Magnets have been shown to increase your body's natural healing response, increase blood flow and bring strength to your feet. Unlike typical heel cushions, the Heel-That-Pain gel heel cups contain these little miracle working magnets.

         Place these in any of your athletic or dress shoes and feel the immediate, soothing comfort of the contoured gel silicone. The silicone gel cradles your heel and absorbs shock from every angle, providing you with maximum comfort and pain relief. Don't ever have to think about not going on that walk or spending a day on your feet due to your heel pain, just get up and go with our Gel Heel Cushions.

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After 30 years of treating patients for plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and heel pain, these Gel Heel Cups were perfected and patented.


What others are saying about the Heel Cups:
These Heel Treats are the most amazing thing I have ever put my feet on. I feel like I am walking on soft clouds all day long and my heel pain has almost diminished completely! I work at a factory and am on my feet all day, these are the best heel cushions out there. -Anthony
As soon as I put these in my shoes, I felt immediate relief. The tiny magnet works wonders, I can actually feel it working! There is nothing better than getting up out of my chair and being able to walk, without shooting pain in my heels and legs. -Marie
I am an avid runner and had to stop due to my heel pain. I put these heel treats in my shoes and all I can say is I am able to run 5 miles a day again. I have lost all of the weight that I put on while not being able to exercise due to my heel pain and I feel like a million bucks! -Roger
Being a mother of two, I need to be able to stay active to look after my kids, it became so difficult to be a good mother when I could barely stand up from the pain. Since using the Heel Treats, I have been able to keep up with my kids and be the fun-loving mother I always new I could be! -Amanda

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The Heel Pad

Our Heel Pads information
Heel pads are often sought after to relieve heel pain and discomfort. Although not all heel pads are created equal, using a heel pad in many cases can reduce pain and get you walking again. With a little research, however, the right heel pad choice not only could reduce symptoms, but it could actually reverse damage and treat the source of pain.

Typically, heel pads are the simplest way to fight common causes of heel pain. Due to their high success in combating adverse symptoms, their affordability, and their ability to seamlessly work within any type of shoe with a backing, heel pads are overwhelming recommended by othrthopedic doctors and podiatrists for the treatment of common heel pain.

The positive results afforded by quality heel pads can be attributed to their design and construction. Their durability is key, as they are going to be absorbing your weight throughout the day while you walk. In addition due to the strength of their material, heel pads ideally should also be specifically designed to address the source of pain, and be able to counteract issues such as bio-mechanical problems, wear and tear, or other factors that place stress on the heel, the heel bone, or the plantar fascia ligament.

Heel pads must also be strong. As we walk and move throughout the day, intense, repetitive stress is placed on our heels. Our entire body weight must be absorbed by the heels of our feet constantly as we move. For those that have jobs that require regular heavy lifting, or those that have particularly active lifestyles, the stress on the heel is even greater! The heel pad must be durable and able to cushion this weight and stress, while also being flexible and being able to give slightly with the movements of the foot. Heel pads should also be able to fit snuggly in any shoe you walk in that has a backing.

What Heel Pads Are Designed to Fight

The most common issues a heel pad addresses are plantar fasciitis and heel spurs. Plantar fasciitis is by far the most common cause of heel pain, affecting millions of Americans each year. A dull aching or sharp pain in the heel characterizes plantar fasciitis. Pain may be most pronounced in the morning, or when putting weight on the heel after long periods of sitting or standing. Pain tends to subside after walking, as the plantar fascia ligament stretches and warms up, thus easing tension along the ligament.

Heel pads counteract many factors that can lead to plantar fasciitis. Athletes can develop tears and inflammation along the plantar fascia ligament due to overuse or perhaps failing to warm up properly before workout regimens. Other factors include biomechanical problems such as pronation, flat feet, or high arches, all of which can cause the foot to strike the ground irregularly and lead to tissue damage. In addition, repetitive pressure, such as regular heavy lifting, standing for long periods of time, or walking on firm or irregular surfaces may also contribute to plantar fasciitis.

In addition to plantar fasciitis, heel pads are also effective in treating heel spurs. Heel spurs are bony growths that form on the heel bone, also called the calcaneous. When walking with a heel spur, or bony spur as they are often called, the fragment digs into the soft tissue around the heel, causing discomfort and aching pain. Similar behaviors that lead to plantar fasciitis can also cause the formation of a heel spur, and it is possible for both conditions to occur at the same time. As pressure is placed on the plantar fascia and the ligament stretches, it could begin to pull too tightly away from the heel bone. This stress can lead to the build up of calcium on the heel bone where the ligament attaches, leading to the bony, pointed spur.

Heel Pads Slow Heel Pain But Keep You Moving

Heel pads are often the ideal treatment for heel pain. This is because heel pads are often effective in treating common heel conditions such as plantar fasciitis and heel spurs, but also because they are able to integrate into a person's lifestyle far easier than some other types of treatments and remedies.

Heel pads make an ideal choice to remedy pain since they can be placed easily into virtually any pair of shoes that have a backing. In addition, their availability makes them easy to find and obtain. Because heel pads can be placed into your favorite shoes, they help to fight symptoms when you need them the most, throughout the day when you are on your feet.

There are many heel pad alternatives that could be recommended. Most common is the night splint. Unlike a heel pad, which helps treat pain during the day, a night splint is worn at night, stretching the plantar fascia as you sleep. Results of the night splint are often unremarkable, while most splints are also costly and are uncomfortable to wear. The heel pad offers an affordable, reliable treatment option that truly fits into a person's lifestyle.

Not All Heel Pads Are Created Equal

Podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons often recommend custom-made heel pads to treat heel pain. Although these could help reduce the severity of heel pain, custom heel pads are often very expensive, and since they need to be specially made, you may be waiting a while before you could slip a pair into your shoes.

There are cheaper heel pad alternatives available. Many heel pads are readily available at local drug stores, and are a common over-the-counter source of relief. Unfortunately, many of these pads are design to add comfort to the existing soles of your shoes, but are not designed specifically to reverse or treat symptoms associated with plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, or other painful conditions that could become chronic is not treated properly.

Heel pads make the ideal choice for heel pain relief and treatment. However, it is important to choose the heel pad that has proven results, and treats the specific problems that are slowing you down. Don't let discomfort get in the way, and find the heel pad that will help keep you moving!

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Try HTP Heel Seats

If you suffer from Heel Pain another great option is the HTP Heel Seats which you can find at Heel That Pain.