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New here, Need Advice on My PF Situation. 6 Replies

So, I have been dealing with Plantar Fasciitis for about 5 years, but recently got it diagnosed and identified as PF from a podiatrist 2 years ago. I have arched feet and PF affects me in both my feet. The pain that comes with it is extreme and…Continue

Started by Bryan in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by akshay ortho yesterday.

Orthotics--Rx or OTC? 14 Replies

Hi all, I have been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis recently--caused by wearing Crocs all the time while I was pregnant. Anyway, my Dr. gave me a shot, a nite splint, and heel cups. While my pain is better, I really think some type of orthotic…Continue

Started by Melanie Nygaard in Treatments. Last reply by akshay ortho on Wednesday.

Does night splint really work? 5 Replies

Before I buy this, I'd like to hear from others who have purchased it. Does it work? Is one kind better than another? Did you buy from online or a local store? Do you recommend something else instead, or in combination with it? Thanks.

Started by Ren Anne in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by akshay ortho Feb 16.

Pain after PF surgery 70 Replies

Hi I am new here, but I have been suffering with Pf on and off for at least 12 years but within the last two years it really flared and I went through Cortisone shots, anti-inflammatories, steroids, orthodicts and finally surgery.  I had surgery on…Continue

Tags: pain, fasciitis, planter, PF, surgery

Started by Sally in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by akshay ortho Feb 14.

Orthotics making things worse 5 Replies

My podiatrist recommended custom orthotics and I went from bad to worse - still have PF in left foot plus pain in both knees that wasn't there before.  Only wore them on & off for 2 days and it took 2 weeks to feel better.  I am getting a…Continue

Started by Suzy in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by akshay ortho Feb 11.

Time off work 7 Replies

Hi everyone ~ i won't go into my history/severe PF diagnosis, but will say that i've let the pain go on for several months before seeking treatment. followed advice of family doc/online forums (exercises, shoes, meds, etc) and am following up with a…Continue

Started by amy adkins in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by akshay ortho Jan 17.

Any tips for before/after my op? 29 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 Jan 7.

Cowboy boots/Work boots

I've had PF for about 12 years but I've learned from skimming a few of the discussions that it's not nearly as severe as that suffered by many of you. It's in my right heel and is helped (but not eliminated) by regular stretching exercises…Continue

Started by Sam Ratcliffe in Plantar Fasciitis Talk Dec 28, 2017.

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akshay ortho replied to Bryan's discussion New here, Need Advice on My PF Situation.
"I have a bunion, hammer toes, wide front foot and narrow heel, low arches but none of that matters with the construction of orthofeet's shoes. I used to have pain in my heels and balls of my feet but no more. Yesterday I walked 7 miles and…"
yesterday
akshay ortho replied to Melanie Nygaard's discussion Orthotics--Rx or OTC?
"I have a bunion, hammer toes, wide front foot and narrow heel, low arches but none of that matters with the construction of orthofeet's shoes. I used to have pain in my heels and balls of my feet but no more. Yesterday I walked 7 miles and…"
Wednesday
akshay ortho replied to Ren Anne's discussion Does night splint really work?
"I have fallen arches and it's very hard to find a comfortable shoe, but this is one of the most comfortable I've found. I love the versatility of the straps which makes it so easy to get the shoe on and off and to adjust the heel to my…"
Feb 16
akshay ortho replied to Sally's discussion Pain after PF surgery
"I have fallen arches and it's very hard to find a comfortable shoe, but this is one of the most comfortable I've found. I love the versatility of the straps which makes it so easy to get the shoe on and off and to adjust the heel to my…"
Feb 14
Troy is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Feb 14
akshay ortho replied to Suzy's discussion Orthotics making things worse
"Hello it would be really good to hear some advice and talk to people who understand how it feels. I had recently been diagnosed with RA. I was on hydroxychlorquine but been recommended to be on Methotrexate. I had pain in my feet everyday with the…"
Feb 11
Mary Peter is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jan 28
Jeanice Meier is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jan 21
akshay ortho replied to amy adkins's discussion Time off work
"I have several foot issues (bunions, hammertoe, pronation, and neuroma) and it is hard to find a shoe that I can walk in all day. Well, finally I did! I have Orthofeet's grey and red pair and they look and feel terrific and have great arch…"
Jan 17
Ginski Jermolajew is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jan 15
Gary Hethcoat replied to Ely Heap's discussion Any tips for before/after my op?
"Just wanted to post an update.  It's been 8 weeks since I had the PF release procedure.  Just got back from a trip where I did 80 miles of walking in 8 days.  I did have some soreness (in both feet!) which is to be expected for…"
Jan 7
David Mellinger is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jan 1
Beth is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Dec 29, 2017
Sam Ratcliffe posted a discussion

Cowboy boots/Work boots

I've had PF for about 12 years but I've learned from skimming a few of the discussions that it's not nearly as severe as that suffered by many of you. It's in my right heel and is helped (but not eliminated) by regular stretching exercises prescribed by a PT. I'm currently in the market for a cowboy boot or pull-on work boot, ideally a pair that could sometimes double for street shoes. I've bought a pair of Red Wings (a brand that I wore in my pre-PF days) that might be minimally acceptable but…See More
Dec 29, 2017
Sam Ratcliffe is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Dec 28, 2017
David Michael Gardner replied to Monique's discussion I had PF Release Surgery 4 weeks ago.
"Hi everyone! Around five years ago I had the severe foot pain described by all, which turned out to be Plantar Faciitis, right foot. I was sent to physio where they prescribed exercise which only intensified the pain (it got that I could not go 50…"
Dec 28, 2017
 
 
 

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