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What is better for plantar fasciitis, putting heat or cold?

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Dr. Corey Fox
Podiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Cold.

For acute pain, ice is better. For chronic plantar fasciitis ice is probably better. Heat can be used in certain situations, but its better as part of a supervised physical therapy program.

In brief: Cold.

For acute pain, ice is better. For chronic plantar fasciitis ice is probably better. Heat can be used in certain situations, but its better as part of a supervised physical therapy program.
Dr. Corey Fox
Dr. Corey Fox
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Cold

Ice it until inflammation dies down.
Icing causing vasoconstriction, or narrowing of the blood vessels, which in turn decreases the blood supply and the swelling. Once this is accomplished contrast bathing in warm and cold baths really help.

In brief: Cold

Ice it until inflammation dies down.
Icing causing vasoconstriction, or narrowing of the blood vessels, which in turn decreases the blood supply and the swelling. Once this is accomplished contrast bathing in warm and cold baths really help.
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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