Best thing since sliced bread-'night splint' boot

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All sufferers should consider at night using a 'night splint' boot from Amazon  that keeps the tendon stretched and allows healing overnight without the tearing when standing first thing in the morning. Has definitely improved my feet.

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    Hello

    Ive been a sufferer with PF for the past 2-3 years, ive used several aids boots etc that do not work for me.  I am now waiting on a date for an operation, which i am hoping will cure the pain that i am having with this. I know it will mean i wont be able to weightbare it for a couple of weeks...

    I have had several treatments, which sadly didnt work. Mainly heat treatments, hammer treatment, (very painful) Bottled water frozen and placed under the base of my foot. complete waste of time. Sorry for sounding negatitive but im getting pretty fed up, as nothing seems to be working. 

     

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      In most case I think the boots will aid recovery or make it manageable as in my case-I have had it for 5 years-but without the use of the boots it would be far worse. I have had a range of NHS treatments inc acupuncture and these boots have made a big difference/improvement and I wear them 3-4 times a week in bed and more if necessary if I have been for longish walks. Sorry to hear that yours seems to a very difficult case.

       

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      Have you tried the PRP treatments - and nerve ablation?  I had it done twice and it worked smile I had PF for two years and it was really really painful
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      Hello

      They were supposed to do the PRP last year but that didnt happen, my doctor has said that he thinks it wont be a cure for me. So instead they are going to do a Lateral Ankle ligament repair.  The scan showed that i had a spur on the heel on this foot, and the way that i have been walking with this foot had put pressure on the top of my foot.  It all depends on this scan that i have to go to on the 20th Jan, If it shows i have more damage then they are going to operate.

      I havent just got PF, i have other problems with this foot, i suppose that is why most of the treatments havent workied.  The last resort for me is surgery and im hoping that it will work for me

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    I get it - I have heel spurs on both heels too....the PRP helps to reduce the inflammation - anyway good luck and hope the suregry helps.
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