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Heal Plantar Fasciitis
Combined treatment: The vast majority of plantar fasciitis can be resolved with non surgical management including heel cord stretching, deep tissue mobilization, over the counter arch supports, anti inflammatories, and night splints. While each of these treatments in of themself may be effective, a combined approach is more likely to heal it "faster". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain at the area where the band of tissue referred to as the plantar fascia on the bottom of the foot inserts into the heel bone. Too much tension brings on pain. Wearing flat shoes, going barefoot on hard surfaces can be some of the causes that bring this pain. Do not let it linger too long. Can last for months. Pain mostly when standing up ...Read more
I met someone with plantar fasciitis who said certain shoes heal plantar fasciitis faster. Which kind of shoe?
Heal spur and plantar fasciitis , I banged the bottom of my foot really hard and now I am in excruciating pain. Can not walk on it. What happened?
Usually.: The more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor for dosing). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. Very few people go on to surgery, but it is a possible treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think i have plantar fasciitis in my left foot. What can i do to heal it, i must keep working I'm a mover. Am i risking further/more serious injury?
Shoe inserts: Calf stretches against the wall with the knee in extension as well as massaging or stretching the planter fascia with a tennis ball can work quite well ...Read more
Just felt a pop in the bot to of my foot by the heal while jumping foe a spike in volleyball. Same foot that I just had plantar fasciitis in.
How long will a rupture of the plantaris tendon take to heal? (I have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and tarsal tunnel syndrome due to a fall.)
See below: Ice, heat, taping, anti-inflammatory medication, injections, stretching and physical therapy are all considerations. Ultimately better foot support is needed in form of better footwear and perhaps orthotics. Surgery is a last resort after failed consertive treatment and is rarely necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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