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How long does it take to recover from plantar fasciitis surgery?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
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In brief: How long has it hurt
Depending on how long the pain was present prior to treatment, it ca take several weeks to months to fully heal.
If it's a chronic problem that has been ongoing for years, even with eswt, physical therapy, and injections it can take 3 months or more. If there is additional nerve damage in the area, it may be even longer.

In brief: How long has it hurt
Depending on how long the pain was present prior to treatment, it ca take several weeks to months to fully heal.
If it's a chronic problem that has been ongoing for years, even with eswt, physical therapy, and injections it can take 3 months or more. If there is additional nerve damage in the area, it may be even longer.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Dr. Libby Putnam
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Dr. David Moats
Podiatry
In brief: 4 to 12 weeks
Depending on the small or large incision type of heel surgery, it can take from 4 to 12 weeks.

In brief: 4 to 12 weeks
Depending on the small or large incision type of heel surgery, it can take from 4 to 12 weeks.
Dr. David Moats
Dr. David Moats
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
In brief: It depends on
Which surgery you have.

In brief: It depends on
Which surgery you have.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management
In brief: Until the wound heal
Until the wound heals.

In brief: Until the wound heal
Until the wound heals.
Dr. Tapan Joshi
Dr. Tapan Joshi
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: Depends
99% of the people i treat never require surgery.
There are different surgical approaches for treated plantar fascitis. If the surgeon is planning an incision on your heel, the recovery could be 3-6 months.

In brief: Depends
99% of the people i treat never require surgery.
There are different surgical approaches for treated plantar fascitis. If the surgeon is planning an incision on your heel, the recovery could be 3-6 months.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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