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Any tips for before/after my op? 28 Replies

Hello everyone,I am hoping for some advice please.I've had PF for over two years now in my right foot. I got it through running. Over the last two years I have tried everything to cure/ease the pain, smiliar to everyone else. I am now at the point…Continue

Started by Ely Heap in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by Gary Hethcoat 22 hours ago.

Running with Plantar Fasciitis 50 Replies

I believe I have PF, but have not been to a doctor.  I am an avid runner and am wondering how long I would have to stop running for PF to get better.  Are there any other runners out there that took time off to let it heal, and if so, what kind of…Continue

Started by Lisa Pitzer in General Heel Pain, Heel Spurs, and more. Last reply by Gary Hethcoat Nov 7.

New Balance Shoes? 6 Replies

Hmmm...not real sure how to post here.... But...here's story.... Just back from vacation in FLA.....took long walks along beach for exercise/fun (more than usually walk at home)  It was colder than I'd like there....(hah!)....so , was wearing shoes…Continue

Started by laurie in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by Lilly Derrah Aug 10.

Going barefoot actually helping? 16 Replies

Everyone recommends never going barefoot if you have PF. However, I find that the only time I am pain-free, or nearly so, is going barefoot. Any kind of shoe makes the pain worse. When I do wear shoes, the recommended type (elevated heel, lots of…Continue

Tags: barefoot, shoes

Started by JanetM in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by Kimberly1evans Jun 25.

PF caused by gait?

My right heel started hurting on the very outside, but only when I tilted my foot to the side. I could walk and run (9 miles a week) without any pain. When I started to develop a heel spur I went to see the first podiatrist. He showed me the now too…Continue

Tags: symptoms, cause, gait, Arthritis

Started by Beatrix M in Plantar Fasciitis Talk May 12.

Fall after surgery 3 Replies

I had surgery on my left foot on Thur 4/6. Dr wants me partial weight bearing with assistance. and Im also in a CAM Boot. Today Mon 4/10 my cats were fighting, and I went to investigate. While trying to get my one cat back downstairs, I came down…Continue

Tags: Fall, Surgery, Fasciitis, Plantar

Started by Jackie in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by Tammie Tellier Apr 25.

anyone had hip pain related to plantar fasciitis

Hi i work as a district nurse and first developed this condition approx one and a half years ago . I had bent forward and felt a sharp pain from the underside of my right foot which took my breath away. Not thinking nothing of it the pain got worse…Continue

Started by Chris in Plantar Fasciitis Talk Apr 13.

Bowen

Has anyone tried Bowen therapy for plantar fascitis Continue

Started by Chris in Plantar Fasciitis Talk Apr 12.

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Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Thanks Ely! Gary"
22 hours ago
Ely Heap replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"I think I must have had a different procedure to yourself. I was under general anaesthetic and was signed off work for three weeks, I wasn't allowed to drive for eight weeks and no exercise other than walking for three months. I'm 6-months…"
Sunday
Ely Heap replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Hi Gary, that's AMAZING!!! So pleased for you!!!"
Sunday
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Five days post-op and I walked 5 miles all over Mendocino, CA with my family.  I'm finally starting to feel like this thing is finally over for me.  It's a great feeling! Gary"
Sunday
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Thursday
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Hi Ely, it would be great to hear more about your procedure and recovery.  Did your doctor use an endoscope?  How long after the procedure were you able to walk in a regular shoe without pain?"
Thursday
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
Thursday
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Thanks for asking Ely.  There is more detail in my blog, but in general, fine so far.  I returned to work the day after the procedure and I've been hobbling around in the surgical shoe (not really a boot since there is no upper) on a…"
Thursday
Ely Heap replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Hi Gary, how are you getting in after the procedure?"
Thursday
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Nov 15
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Just got back from having the "procedure" done.  They corrected me, it is not surgery :-)  What I had should really just be called a Plantar Fascia Release Procedure.  I posted an update on my blog with the details. …"
Nov 13
Ely Heap replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Just read your blog, it's great. Iit's scary how similar our experience has been! I too had a good chunk of my PF removed, maybe 2/3 or more. My surgeon said to me after the op 'I've removed the diseased tissue, any pain you feel…"
Nov 9
JoanB replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"I opted for the laser after hearing that it worked for another friend with similar foot problems.  She's a PT assistant as well and uses it on patients for all sorts of injuries and conditions - all have said that they get relief from it.…"
Nov 9
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"I'm really glad it worked for you Joan.  I've seen other anecdotal comments where people say it worked for them.  Unfortunately until the science is there to back it up, people like me will remain skeptical.  Unbiased…"
Nov 9
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"I've updated my blog with my thoughts as I prepare for surgery.  I will update it after surgery and during the recovery period.  I wish all the best to those of you suffering with this condition!"
Nov 9
JoanB replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Honestly, Low Laser Therapy works for all types of inflammation. It's the shockwave therapy that you're referring to. That's definitely not the same.  My second doctor wanted to do the shockwave on me and told me he couldn't…"
Nov 9
 
 
 

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