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What is the best remedy for my heel pain (plantar fasciitis)?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Stretching
Stretching is a good start but you may also need anti-inflamatorices, injections, support, or shock wave therapy.
Consult a podiatrist.

In brief: Stretching
Stretching is a good start but you may also need anti-inflamatorices, injections, support, or shock wave therapy.
Consult a podiatrist.
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
3 doctors agree
In brief: Heel pain
Stretching exercises, very very often and persistence will pay off but must be sure it is plantar fasciitis.

In brief: Heel pain
Stretching exercises, very very often and persistence will pay off but must be sure it is plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Plantar Fasciitis
Stretching calf including the use of night splint.
Intrinsic muscle strengthening of foot. Antiinflammatory and ice. Accommodative splint or orthotic. The use of injection therapy including cortisone, prolotherapy, or platelet rich plasma may all be used for conservative therapy. If still symptomatic consider surgery.

In brief: Plantar Fasciitis
Stretching calf including the use of night splint.
Intrinsic muscle strengthening of foot. Antiinflammatory and ice. Accommodative splint or orthotic. The use of injection therapy including cortisone, prolotherapy, or platelet rich plasma may all be used for conservative therapy. If still symptomatic consider surgery.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Dr. Libby Putnam
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Dr. James Amis
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Stretch your calves
Here is the straight up answer. Stretch your calves 3 min.
3 times everyday and you will get over it. Everything else you try might make it feel better, but when it comes to correcting the cause, your tight calves, all else is just busy work and expensive. Stretch your calves, save your feet. Onestretch.Com.

In brief: Stretch your calves
Here is the straight up answer. Stretch your calves 3 min.
3 times everyday and you will get over it. Everything else you try might make it feel better, but when it comes to correcting the cause, your tight calves, all else is just busy work and expensive. Stretch your calves, save your feet. Onestretch.Com.
Dr. James Amis
Dr. James Amis
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Dr. Sammy Masri
Sports Medicine
In brief: Stretching in the AM
If stretching does not alleviate the pain platelet rich plasma injections are used for advanced cases.

In brief: Stretching in the AM
If stretching does not alleviate the pain platelet rich plasma injections are used for advanced cases.
Dr. Sammy Masri
Dr. Sammy Masri
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