The Strassburg Sock is designed to be worn at night while sleeping, or during periods of extended rest. For optimum results, the sock should be worn for a minimum of 6 hours per night until the sufferers has 7 pain free mornings. In an independent medical research study, the largest every conducted on any night splint this was an average of 18.5 days and 97.8% of patients recovering within 8 weeks. If you have plantar fasciitis, you know how incredibly frustrating the condition can be. Many sufferers find temporary relief with daytime remedies only to find the pain return each morning. The body heals during sleep and times of rest. Effective treatment requires a combination of daytime and night-time treatments. The Strassburg Sock is designed to hold the plantar fascia in the optimum healing position at night.