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HEALING

I'm in PT for my plantar fasciitis.  Two weeks straight, I was so happy thinking I was on the mend.  My heal flared up last week and on Sunday, I an barely walk to my car.  It feels like a bone is on my left inside heel was breaking.  Seriously…Continue

Started by aNNA in Plantar Fasciitis Talk on Tuesday.

Surgery? 16 Replies

Has anyone had surgery to release the plantar fascia?  I have been dealing with PF off and on for 3 years and it has reached the point that it now places limitations on my physical abilities.  I am 38 years old and have six children of varying…Continue

Tags: release, fascia, spur, facsciitis, pain

Started by Shawna Griffith in General Heel Pain, Heel Spurs, and more. Last reply by Catherine Antosh on Tuesday.

Plantar fasciitis and diabetis

Hi,I recently diagnosed with plantar fasciitis. I am diabetic and obese too. I have been undergoing a weight loss program for men in Toronto for the past 2 months. I have 7 more months left to finish the program. During my research, I came across a…Continue

Started by Irvin J. Kalb in Plantar Fasciitis Talk Feb 17.

blogger who calls himself "Angry Orthopod" 27 Replies

His blog is well worth reading.  I've been trying to find an answer to plantar fasciitis for 2 years, and what he says in his article about plantar fasciitis  makes more sense than anything else I've heard.  I'm not saying this to promote him; in…Continue

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Started by Adriane Young in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by Tina Konczol Feb 16.

Cured my Plantar Fasciitis through an anti-inflamatory diet

After being diagnosed, I sought help from my acupuncturist who explained to me that I simply had inflammation in my body and that in order to protect our organs, the body pulls the inflammation away from them down to our feet.  I removed the nuts…Continue

Started by SANDRA TIERNEY in Treatments Feb 15.

Going barefoot actually helping? 14 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 michelle middleton Feb 13.

Foot massager

Hi,I've been suffering with P.F for about 4 months nowMy daughter bought me a home medics foot massagerFor christmas the massage is nice but it doesn't seemTo make it any better.what I wanted toKnow is do you think this massager is making…Continue

Started by Susan Crumbie in Plantar Fasciitis Talk Feb 10.

PF In Young Teens 6 Replies

I'm Sara and I am 14 years old in 8th grade. I have plantar fasciitis on both feet. I have had the pain for a over a year and a half, but did not find out it was plantar fasciitis until six months ago. When I found out I had it six months ago, I…Continue

Tags: feet, both, help, shots, relate

Started by Sara in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by Trisha Jan 28.

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SANDRA TIERNEY posted a discussion

Cured my Plantar Fasciitis through an anti-inflamatory diet

After being diagnosed, I sought help from my acupuncturist who explained to me that I simply had inflammation in my body and that in order to protect our organs, the body pulls the inflammation away from them down to our feet.  I removed the nuts that I was eating (almonds in particular) and got relief quickly.  I then limited eating meat to once a week, cut out all dairy and grains (similar to paleo) and created my own protein bar with ingredients that fight inflammation.  I am so very happy…See More
Feb 15
SANDRA TIERNEY is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Feb 15
michelle middleton replied to JanetM's discussion Going barefoot actually helping?
"I am so scared to go barefoot.  I was a gymnast when i was younger, and I never had shoes on.  I recently got PF from playing tennis too much.  This is the one sport that my and my husband love to play together.  It is our hobby.…"
Feb 13
michelle middleton is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Feb 13
Susan Crumbie is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Feb 10
Susan Crumbie posted a discussion

Foot massager

Hi,I've been suffering with P.F for about 4 months nowMy daughter bought me a home medics foot massagerFor christmas the massage is nice but it doesn't seemTo make it any better.what I wanted toKnow is do you think this massager is making theCondition worse? Many thanks.See More
Feb 10
Nikita Randall is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Feb 6
Trisha updated their profile
Jan 28
Trisha replied to Sara's discussion PF In Young Teens
"Hi, I have been reading all the messages about foot pain that some teens are experiencing and I feel sorry for you guy's, my son has been having a lot of pain in his foot and at times he can't do sports or p.e as well. So, I googled on…"
Jan 28
Trisha is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jan 28
iswan posted a discussion

pain after surgery

hi therei felt like some  small object in foot and it became  pain and did a surgery but still pain i couldn't understand  pls anybody have ideas ?????????????????????See More
Jan 25
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Profile IconRob Fergesen, Vicki L Mullins and Dave Johnson joined Plantar Fasciitis
Jan 23
Dave Johnson posted a discussion

Plantar Fascia release surgery in Charcot Tooth Marie patient (CMT) info wanted.

Hi,I have a different type of Plantar Fascia pain than most because its related to CMT. CMT patients have extremely high arches and my Fascia has no heel pain, just pain at the top of the arch where it feels like a super tight cable wound up.Symptoms for 4 years now and podiatrist say they have to cut Fascia to release tension.Does anyone here have and experience with CMT or this type of surgery?Thanks in advance for any advice.DonSee More
Jan 22
Melissa R. Charlton is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
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