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Plantar Fasciitis

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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 have...

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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 right...

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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 have...

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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.  Maybe...

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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 pain...

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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 steroid...

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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 wondering...

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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 than...

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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't...

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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 would...

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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 been...

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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 walk...

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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 walking....

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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 finally...

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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 week...

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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 I...

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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!  The...

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  • Foot pain from orthodics

    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. I Always had a  cast of my feet. Everything seemed fine for a year and  8 months ago my feet are aching everyday . I’ve seen 3 podiatrist...

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  • I thought it was never going to improve

    I have got to say the most annoying and stubborn condition I have ever had.  16 months ago it started and if I knew then what I know now, Things would be different.  Take it seriously as it becomes chronic and debilitating trust me.  I almost had to crawl out of bed each morning.  I...

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  • 15 months of PF pain....but wasn't exactly plantar fasciitis!

    I wanted to share my story....it's not over yet, but I pray it will be soon with a happy ending.  For 15 months I suffered with what was diagnosed by four doctors (2 podiatrists, 2 orthopedic surgeons) as plantar fasciitis.  Four cortisone shots over the 15 months (which would give me relief...

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  • Medial Plantar Nerve problem?

    Hi, Its been 2years since i'm having this problem under my foot. before i used to work as site engineer, and was asign at this big plantation without any problem on my foot. the problem is i can't rest, i keep walking and walking and walking to monitor my people's work because they're...

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  • Leg and knee pain with PF

    I've had PF for a year and a half. Dry needling has helped my foot but I have lots of pain in my hamstrings and back side of my knees(even the other leg). I do yoga and stretch a lot but nothing helps. Has anyone had similar issues and did anything help?

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  • 8 Months with plantar fasciitis 21 y/o

    About 8 months ago I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis on my right foot due to overuse of my flat feet without orthotics. A month or two later I began using the custom insoles but still had no relief so my podiatrist decided to try a cortisone injection in my foot. The injection only made the problem...

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  • Shoes for PF and high arch

    Hello all, I would like to know what shoes you guys recommend. PF on my right foot. As well as high arch. I mostly wear classic crocs bc I find them least annoying for my feet (although the pain is pretty much the same). Looking for all around sneakers that I can wear everyday for walks, work etc.....

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  • Wearing heels helps my heel pain??

    Ok so this is weird. I have had this throbbing pain for few days now under the bottom of my foot. However I wore some heels today as I read somewhere heels can ease PF anyways if completely worked! No pain whatsoever but the min I take if off and walk barefoot the unbearable pain comes back.

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