A 51-year-old male asked:
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tried nsaids for plantar fasciitis pain which offered no relief. is time and ice the best medicine to treat?

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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 or prescribed), wearing supportive shoes, not going barefoot when walking, and refraining from aerobics or jogging for around 6 weeks! NSAIDS and local steroid injections can be used, however not always needed. Surgery is not typical. Get better!
Answered on Mar 18, 2016

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