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Plantar Fascial Fibromatosis
Congenital or trauma: I find that plantar fibromas ( a benign thickening of the plantar fascia) are usually just congenital changes, although trauma or overuse can be a cause. It is a benign change, and if not painful surgery is not a necessity. If painful, orthotics, steroid injections, and surgical excision ate all options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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A few: There is a topical preparation of verapamil (normally a high blood pressure medication) that can help, sometimes docs inject these with steroid, and if all else fails they can be excised. It would be prudent to biopsy though and not assume its a plantar fibroma even if it "looks" like one and is in the right location. Better safe then sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may help: The formulation of the topical preparation seems to be very important. It is one of the conservative approaches to plantar fibromatosis. You may want to look at the pdlabs.Net website where they have i nformation on studies and success rates. They also explain the mechanism of action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot specialist: Symptomatic plantar fibroma if unrelieved by unweighting the area with an orthotic or increasing rapidly in a weight bearing area requires surgery. A radical plantar fasciectomy is involved (removing most if not all of the plantar fascia). A skilled surgeon familiar with this procedure should be consulted. Either an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon (md) or a reputable podiatric surgeon (dpm). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am going to a podiotrist due to plantar fibromatosis right arch but im worried orthotics will cause my ankle to be painful as it has b4 with them.
I have plantar fibromatosis & on a verapamil 15% in lipoderm #30. I am also on high blood pressure med is there a problem?
Why does ultrasound hurt I have just had it done on my foot but it was painful the physio had to stop I have got plantar fibromatosis in that spot.?
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