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Should I use the mbt footwear if I have plantar fasciitis?

Should I use the mbt footwear if I have plantar fasciitis?

Maybe.: Mbt makes a type of shoes known as rocker soled shoes. These shoes are very stiff on the bottom and they have a curved sole which reduces stress on the plantar fascia. If your plantar fasciitis is very tender, it will reduce pain. However, it is not necessarily healthy for your feet to be "over supported" because the muscles may weaken over time. Wean out of them as your plantar fasciitis improv. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Plantar Fasciitis (Definition)

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 or 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


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What is the absolutely best way to treat/cure plantar fasciitis? I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and now use orthotics in my gym shoes. I also try icing and stretching, but I can't seem to eliminate symptoms. I am athletic and teach group fitness

What is the absolutely best way to treat/cure plantar fasciitis? I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis and now use orthotics in my gym shoes. I also try icing and stretching, but I can't seem to eliminate symptoms. I am athletic and teach group fitness

Protocol...: I'd say 98% of my plantar fascitis patients respond to non-surgical treatments... Rest, supportive insoles, rx orthotics, otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve), prescription nsaid's, steroid injections, prp injections, physical therapy, etc... If all else fails... Surgery. ...Read more

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I believe I have Plantar fasciitis?

I believe I have Plantar fasciitis?

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 evaluation to confirm your diagnosis and recommend treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can to if I have plantar fasciitis?

What can to if I have plantar fasciitis?

Combo treatment.: If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #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. ...Read more

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How to know if I have plantar fasciitis?

See Podiatrist: Who can make the diagnosis. Usual signs and symptoms are heel and/or arch pain on weight bearing or walking: especially after periods of rest. Stretching exercises, ice/massage and more supportive foot wear are often helpful. ...Read more

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What are some causes of plantar fasciitis?

A few things: Injury to the heel and/or ach, overuse, worn out shoes, inadequate stretching, and faulty foot mechanics can lead to plantar fasciitis. See a podiatrist for specific diagnostic and treatment information. ...Read more

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How can I be 19 and have plantar fasciitis?

Weight: Several factors can lead to plantar fasciitis;
excess weight
over training
non-supportive shoes
tight achilles tendon
old trauma. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis: You first must get an accurate diagnosis because it could be another pathology for example nerve entrapment or heel fracture. So seeing a podiatrist can help you make a correct diagnosis. If its simple plantar fasciitis then stretching, ice, nsaids and orthotics can help. If its still hasn't improved then an injection might be warranted and surgery is def. Last resort. ...Read more

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What really works to fix plantar fasciitis fully?

Many things: Many different treatments work, orthotics, night splints, special stretches, injections under ultrasound. ...Read more

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How might you help ease the pain of plantar fasciitis?

Stretching/support: Stretching plantar fascia with golf ball. Wear good supportive shoes with arch support. Take antiinflammatory motrin, advil, naprosyn (naproxen) type medication. ...Read more

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How could you help ease the pain of plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis: It has been my experience with plantar fasciitis seen ion the office that [patients have already tried everything otc has to offer as well as anecdotal remedies. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and treatment plan. ...Read more

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So duration of plantar fasciitis is really unpredictable?

Yes: You are correct, the duration is unpredictable. However, the sooner it is treated, the easier and faster it resolves. Once it becomes chronic (usually defined by over 6 months), treatment time can take longer and more invasive treatments may be necessary. ...Read more

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What are the causes of plantar fasciitis? What are the causes of chronic plantar fasciitis?

Many: It isn't always clear what causes plantar fasciitis but what is commonly thought to contribute: weight, repetitive trauma to the area/overuse, poorly fitting shoes, abnormal gait (how you walk), heel spurs, or underlying degenerative changes to the hindfoot (heel area). ...Read more

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Is there a surgery for plantar fasciitis?

Yes: When all other measures have been exhausted, surgery for plantar fasciitis may be indicated. Surgery involves release of the plantar fascia itself. This can be done by an open procedure with one of several incision approaches or endoscopically. The procedure chosen by a surgeon is based on preference and patient selection criteria. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of plantar fasciitis?

My treatment: I do not agree with current therapies for plantar fasciitis, especially when chronic. My at home therapy: to help healing, improve circulation with nightly soaking of feet in hot water and wearing heavy socks at night to keep feet warm. Activate local skin reflexes to increased local circulation and for pain control. Follow daily until completely resolved. Drugs are not needed. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of plantar fasciitis?

See below: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
May need orthotics, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, cortisone injection, surgery.

See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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How does one get rid of plantar fasciitis?

How does one get rid of plantar fasciitis?

Combo treatment.: The more you can do together, the better:
#1: supportive shoes.
#2: firm inserts or orthotics.
#3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor).
#4: stretching your foot and calf.
#5: icing (10 min at a time).

You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for plantar fasciitis?

YES!!!: It is very common, treated by podiatrists every day.
Injection and custom orthotics usually works fastest.
Other options include physical therapy, night splint, oral anti-inflammatory like NSAID or steroid, cast or boot immobilization, stretching, icing, ultrasound, and even surgical repair. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for plantar fasciitis?

Anything that works: For you. PF is a difficult disease to treat and tends to be recurrent. Some patients respond with minimal treatment and most spontaneously improve or worsen no matter what we do. It is my opinion that most current therapies are not helpful, and stretching and icing makes no sense at all. Healing needs good circulation and some pain relief with rest, and focal massage therapy helps. ...Read more

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Can physiotherapy for plantar fasciitis work?

Possibly: However, plantar fasciitis is caused by lack of proper mechanical support of feet. So while symptoms can improve, if cause is not addressed, problem will tend to recur. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of plantar fasciitis?

What can I do to get rid of plantar fasciitis?

Protocol...: I'd say 98% of my plantar fascitis patients respond to non-surgical treatments... Rest, supportive insoles, rx orthotics, otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve), prescription nsaid's, steroid injections, prp injections, physical therapy, etc... If all else fails... Surgery. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

See below: You need shoes with a good innersole support system. New balance does a good job as well as brooks. You need to find what feels good to you. Often times its not the shoe but a needed orthotic for support. ...Read more

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What type of shoes are best for plantar fasciitis?

Support.: Athletic shoes with supportive soles will be best. You should not be able to twist or wring the shoe, and when pushing from front to back, it should only bend at the widest part of your foot--that's where your foot bends, at the ball. The shoe should also have a firm wrap around your heel, holding your rearfoot in a solid upright position. A good supportive set of orthotics are also helpful. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for plantar fasciitis?

What are the treatment options for plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis: There are a range of treatment options and all should incorporate a good stretching regimen. Treatment recommended may also include physical therapy, orthotics, injections and rarely surgery. For more information, visit: http://www. Foothealthfacts. Org/footankleinfo/heel-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum shoe to wear for plantar fasciitis?

Shoes: Believe it or not high heels for a woman with fascitis will help take the weight off the heel but may cause other issues. ...Read more

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What was the treatment of plantar fasciitis in the 1800s?

What was the treatment of plantar fasciitis in the 1800s?

No way to know: This diagnosis was not documented at that time. One possibility is that before the advent of cushioned shoes, people had stronger intrinsic foot muscles, making this condition less prevalent. It is also possible that there were other more debilitating problems that took precedent. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is plantar fasciitis a skin disorder?

Can you tell me how is plantar fasciitis a skin disorder?

It's not: It's not. It's a ripping and tearing of a deep connective tissue that goes from your heel all the way to the ball your foot. This tends to be a chronic nature. See your local area podiatrist for options. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

Can you tell me what is the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

See below: Often times it is not the shoes but you may need orthotics. If shoes are what you want, look at a good walking shoe with good arch support. ...Read more