I am not much of a hiker and haven't had hiking boots in a long time. Am planning a trip to Asheville this winter and will be taking short maybe 2 miles hikes several days in a row. Am looking for a comfortable, waterproof boot that is cushy under the ball of the foot - no pressure as I have a neuroma, and comfortable in the heel as I have had plantar fasciitis in the past. Also, are certain boots better for low back pain/arthritis?  Otherwise, I am very healthy! Thanks for any suggestions.