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  • Shockwave Therapy for possible PTTD

    I have been attending Orthopedics for a few years now.  I always get the feeling he is ignoring my medical history and is  more interested in treating the symptoms of the pain rather than finding the cause.  There is a family history of rheumatoid arthritis, scoliosis, ligament …

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  • Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

    Need recommendations for workout/walking sneakers for plantar fasciitis. Nothing works for me but Clark's clousteppers sandals and I obviously can't wear those working out. Please help.

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  • Just need support from other sufferers

    Hi. I’m 35, female, a little overweight. I’m pretty physically active (or was). I’m on my feet most of the day tending after 3 kids. We get out a lot. I’ve been dealing with plantar fasciitis bilaterally for 1.5 years. It started suddenly while I was power walking 1.5 years ago. I limped home that …

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  • Tennis and Plantar Fasciitis

    I am a 57 year old tennis player with what I think is Plantar Fasciitis.  I like to know if anyone can back me up on if this seems correct in self diagnosis and if what I am doing just fix my problem or not.  The pain is from the middle of my foot back to my heel.  It's worse in …

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  • Could it be Plantar Fasciitis?

    I’m asking since I have no morning pain and no sharp/stabbing pains, just dull pains in both heels that gradually get worse as my work day goes on (I work 40 hours a week serving tables at a restaurant with no time for a break). The problem started a few months ago (and got worse as soon as I found …

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  • Foot Pain Heeled

    Hi everyone, I am returning to the discussion on plantar fasciitis, this time however to offer some advice.  I at one time searched and read all I could on the internet on curing plantar fasciitis.  I had the agonizing pain for over a year.  I did cortisone shots, pain only came back …

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  • How to heal plantar fasciitis?

    Just got over frozen shoulder and now this is going on with my heel. I put on some weight during the frozen shoulder due to not being able to exercise and slight depression. Now shoulders better and I have started dieting and walking and now my heel hurts so bad I can barely walk on it after I wake …

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  • Is this plantar fasciitis

    I have been having heel pain for about a year. I’m not an athlete, my only exercise is biking/scooting to work for couple of miles each way. My symptoms: 1) My pain is acute when I’m walking or resting after walking. I don’t have pain when I wake up in the morning. 2) My pain points are at the …

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  • recovery time after cortisone injection

    I'm having my first injection next week after trying everything available it's in my left heel I've heard few things as 2 days to 2 weeks how long should I refrain from going to work after having it done

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  • Plantar fascitis/agony. Please help.

    I've had plantar fascitis for about 5 weeks in my left foot. It has been absolutely agonising. I have been a chef from the age of 16 until 27, being on my feet for hours on end with this is torture. I'm really struggling to cope at work and it has now started in my other foot as I've …

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  • Heel Spur for 2 years

    Diagnosed with Plantar 2 years ago, misdiagnosed as heel spur 6 months ago, had injections, sonic treatment, did not touch it, x rays,scans, inserts tec.,NHS refused surgery, am in agony 24/7. I feel I want my foot amputation, no quality of life,practically house bound, have 2 daughters to look …

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  • Plantar fasciitis update

    Got shot in heal on Monday. So far pain has decreased. Doctor said if it comes back he’s going to do topaz operation. Anyone familiar with this?

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  • Plantar Fascistis

    Mine seems settled at the moment, I only walk about 12 minutes 7 days a week, do my physio exercises the heel stretch against the wall, and the tip toe one, twice a day every day, wearing trainers all the time with the firm slimflex half insoles to help with fallen arches, it flares up again if I …

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  • Finally some improvement

    18 months of PT and I think I have finally turned a corner.  My condition became chronic and I tried everything.  I recently treated myself to a Mother’s Day present, a foot massage machine from Aldi.   Every opportunity I have used this and I believe this has made a difference.   …

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  • Plantar fasciitis caused by osteoarthritis

    i have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis which in addition to heel and foot pain I also have tendinitis around my ankle and in my Achilles. After 7 months of pain, using ice, antiinflammatories, heel pads, weekly physio and doing calf stretches etc daily, I’m now experiencing a return of heel …

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  • End of the road with plantar fascitis?

    Hi guys, I've come to the forum in desperation. Suffered from PF for several years. My first trouble was a few years ago, I went through, anti-inflammatorys(diclafenic), store bought insoles, stretching exercises and a refferal to podiatry where they made me custom insoles. Eventually 3 lots of …

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  • Plantars Fascitis on and off for 6 years, mainly on

    I have had plantars fascitis for majority of 6 years, was wondering what works, the only time I have been successful was when I quit my waiter job and took a call center job, where I was sitting for 40 hours a week.  I left that job and went back to food and  beverage.  I was …

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  • Long Term Plantar Fasciitis

    I have had Plantar Fasciitis for about 2 years now and have tried over the counter inserts; pain meds; exercise; icing; and finally started seeing a Podiatrist about 9 months ago. Since that time my feet have not improved much and I am on my 2nd pair or custom built inserts that are a little softer …

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  • Debilitating, can't walk at all. Help

    The other day I woke up with pain in my foot but ignored it and kept on with my day. By the end of the night I was in so much pain I could not walk. So I went to the ER and there they said I have plantar fasciitis. The doctor only gave me a note to be excused from work for 1 day. Mind you I can' …

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  • My plantar fasciitis is getting worse

    I am a very active and sporty female who has had plantar fasciitis for a month now. It all started with me sitting in a chair and trying to curl my toes upwards when I suddenly felt a stabbing pain in my left heel. At first I thought that it was a cracked heel but was puzzled at how on earth it …

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  • Plantar fasciitis and 5th digit hammertoe correction

    For 3 years I suffered from plantar fasciitis (PF) Ive tried everything. This pass 6 months my pinky toe (5th digit) started bothering me. Pass 3 months it got so bad. Sharp pains callus in between. I decides to have surgery. Im 6 days in and regret having both feet done at the same time. I cant …

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  • Does this sound like Plantar Fasciitis?

    New user here, any help would be appreciated. After wearing some new boots in January I developed an excruciating pain in the front/bottom of my heal.  The pain has lessened but months later it’s still there. Sometimes it spreads throughout the bottom of my foot. It worsens after standing or …

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  • Using crutches for Planters Fasciitis

    I was diagnosed with planters fasciitis in my right foot about a month ago.  The pain in my foot seemed to be getting worse than better so I decided to start using crutches to stay off of it as much as I could. I’m just wondering how long I’ll have to be on crutches until this unbearable pain …

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  • Anyone had the Gastrocnemius Release procedure recently?

    I have suffered PF for years, nothing at all has worked. My specialist, DR Solan has said the root problem is my calf tightness and nothing would really work until that is treated. He has recommended the calf release operation in both legs . I have never had an op in my life but am so desperate now! …

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  • Used the heelease

    I've had heel pain for 2years but since having a knee replacement on the opposite leg my heel pain for worse until I used the release with pulse.I didn't think it would be any good when I saw how small it was but after a couple of times using it i was getting so much relief and now after a …

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  • P faciiatis with no morning pain

    Hi I’ve been on orthodics fir 28 years About 18 months ago my chiropractor Talked me in to wearing his version of  foot levelers from a scan machine. Ive Always had a  cast of my feet. Everything seemed fine for a year and  about 8 months ago my feet are aching everyday .  What …

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  • 6 Weeks Post-op Plantarfasciotomy

    Hi!  This is for anyone considering surgery for chronic Plantarfasciitis. I relented to surgery after suffering with PF for a year and failing all conservative treatments.  Today marks 6 weeks post-op. I am pain-free!  I can put full weight on my foot and I feel normal again!  …

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