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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Time & ice: are excellent to use for plantar fasciitis. I also highly recommend stretching at least 3x/day, massaging the area with an anti-inflammatory (natural ... Read More

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: Ice, heat, taping, anti-inflammatory medication, injections, stretching and physical therapy are all considerations. Ultimately better foot support is ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Conservative Rx: Generally plantar fasciitis responds in several months to conservative treatments which include resting, icing the painful area and stretching. Pain r ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wynn
39 years experience Podiatry
Plantar faciitis: Stretching and nsaids ( aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, etc ) are the treatments you can do at home.....If that does not resolve the issue... See a speci ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wear proper shoes-: -specifically like good Nike, Rebok,new balance or other. Not cheap ones.it is usually self limiting. The other route is to see a Podiatrist, get inse ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Often treatment and physical therapy will help to eradicate the problem. In a small percentage of people surgery may be required.
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Well it is common: and you certainly could. There are Physical therapy recommendations for this which are easy to google. Or you could see a health care provider for an ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Start with ice: Achilles' tendon stretches, rolling a frozen water bottle under your arch while sitting, wearing arch supports, if pain persists see a podiatrist.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Not so Simple....: There is at least a dozen acceptable ways of treating plantar fasciitis. When used in combination the treatment regimens can be quite extensive, but m ... Read More

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