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What Is

J Wedge?


The J Wedge is an inexpensive, non-invasive treatment option for the heel pain commonly associated with plantar fasciitis. It allows for consistent, optimal stretching of the plantar fascia that runs from your toes to your heel. When this fascia is too tight, it causes a sharp, stabbing pain in the heel area.

Mike Janzen, an avid runner, and his wife Carolyn, a physical therapist, worked together to create the

J Wedge after traditional - and often woefully expensive -  treatment options failed to relieve Mike's plantar fasciitis.

"The J Wedge was developed out of necessity for me as a runner. I ran all kinds of events from one-mile races to marathons. In 2008, I developed a severe case of plantar fasciitis. Knowing that I was registered in the New York City Marathon the following year, I had to figure out something to eliminate my heel and arch pain so I could train over the next year.


I tried all kinds of medical treatments, including custom orthotics, ice, massage and even stopped running, but the pain was still there. Then I started focusing on stretching the fascia in my feet. With the help of my wife, a licensed physical therapist, we designed the J Wedge.

I began using the J Wedge three times a day and within two weeks my pain had decreased, and within two months, I was PAIN FREE and running again!"

J Wedge is available in nine different colors and is manufactured in McPherson, Kansas. Used three times daily, it facilitates stretching of the fascia in the foot, relieving the tension that causes heel pain.

Its lightweight, compact design and affordable price makes the J Wedge perfect for daily use at home and on the go. Toss one in your bag and hit the road, running.

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