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I suffer from plantar fasciitis. What can I do to get some relief?

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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Dr. Libby Putnam
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Plantar fasciitis

One key part of treatment of platnar fasciitis is the incorporation of stretching into your self treatment program. Rest and icing the area about 20 minutes per hour also help.
Visit http://www.Foothealthfacts.Org/footankleinfo/heel-pain.Htm for more information.

In brief: Plantar fasciitis

One key part of treatment of platnar fasciitis is the incorporation of stretching into your self treatment program. Rest and icing the area about 20 minutes per hour also help.
Visit http://www.Foothealthfacts.Org/footankleinfo/heel-pain.Htm for more information.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Kinesio tapes

Apply kinesio taping- need a practitioner who can help you.

In brief: Kinesio tapes

Apply kinesio taping- need a practitioner who can help you.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Many things

Antiinflammatories, ice, arch supports, night splints, massage, stretching of the achilles tendon.
If pain persists see podiatrist.

In brief: Many things

Antiinflammatories, ice, arch supports, night splints, massage, stretching of the achilles tendon.
If pain persists see podiatrist.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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