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Over 3 years with Plantar Fasciitis 4 Replies

I have had plantar Fasciitis now over 3 years. I used to work for Water District where I had to wear steel toe boots and worked long 10 hour shifts, a lot of walking on concrete. At 55 I am now retired, been 5 months now and still dealing with…Continue

Started by Jeff Sprueill in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by akshay ortho 3 hours ago.

Heel pain while driving

I recently experienced moderate to intense heel pain while driving a long distance (about 4 hours).  This hasn't happened before.  Any advise as to how to treat or prevent?  Thanks.Continue

Started by Ken Lastufka in General Heel Pain, Heel Spurs, and more on Friday.

Plantar fasciitis, Baxter's nerve entrapment or something else

Regarding my heel irritation:I’m experiencing heel irritation/burning/pain.The PF doesn’t hurt when I wake up in the morning.The plantar fasciitis (PF) hurts when I press it in several spots (middle and toward the heel bone).Heel irritation/pain…Continue

Started by Ken Lastufka in Plantar Fasciitis Talk Jul 11.

Long Term Plantar Fasciitis 1 Reply

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…Continue

Tags: fasciitis, plantar

Started by Brad Williams in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by wcl Jul 5.

Achilles Tendonitis vs. Plantar Fasciitis 8 Replies

I'm pretty sure that I have either plantar fasciitis or achilles tendonitis. My first step in the morning is painful with the pain reducing thereafter, which I know is a classic PF symptom. However, the pain is in my heel - in the area just "up"…Continue

Tags: pain, spurs, heel, planter, fasciitis

Started by Organization Volunteer in General Heel Pain, Heel Spurs, and more. Last reply by akshay ortho Jun 19.

Tenex Fast Procedure

After two years of dealing with PF i had the tenex procedure completed on my right foot on 4.30.18. It’s been a little over a month now and I’m not really feeling any signs of improvement. Has anyone tried this? What was your result?Continue

Started by Michael Bates in Treatments Jun 3.

Pain in the front part of the foot...PF? 2 Replies

I've had some foot pain in the mornings especially the morning after running.  Although I do have some slight pain in the heel area, the more significant pain is toward the ball of my foot, on both the bottom and top.  Could this be Plantar…Continue

Started by Jeff Voth in Plantar Fasciitis Talk. Last reply by akshay ortho Jun 1.

Running with Plantar Fasciitis 52 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 May 30.

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akshay ortho replied to Jeff Sprueill's discussion Over 3 years with Plantar Fasciitis
"My foot pain was immediately relieved. I have plantars fasciitis. Because of this I've spent money on inserts. First inexpensive, and then better more expensive inserts. I purchased better shoes and sneakers. I've tried taping my foot.…"
3 hours ago
Ken Lastufka posted a discussion

Heel pain while driving

I recently experienced moderate to intense heel pain while driving a long distance (about 4 hours).  This hasn't happened before.  Any advise as to how to treat or prevent?  Thanks.See More
Friday
Ken Lastufka posted a discussion

Plantar fasciitis, Baxter's nerve entrapment or something else

Regarding my heel irritation:I’m experiencing heel irritation/burning/pain.The PF doesn’t hurt when I wake up in the morning.The plantar fasciitis (PF) hurts when I press it in several spots (middle and toward the heel bone).Heel irritation/pain intensifies after long walks (2 or more miles).The heel irritation/pain is mainly at the bottom back part of heel.Sometimes it starts as itching, especially on the bottom side of the left heel, then tends to feel like burning.I have good, supportive…See More
Jul 11
Ken Lastufka is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jul 11
wcl replied to Jeff Sprueill's discussion Over 3 years with Plantar Fasciitis
"That's great to hear, Jeff.   I hope it does for you what it did for me.  Try to stick to it through the beginning phase, which won't be easy.  Keep your eyes on the prize.   I wish you well!   Please let…"
Jul 8
Jeff Sprueill replied to Jeff Sprueill's discussion Over 3 years with Plantar Fasciitis
"Thanks Wendy for your reply, and the information on ASTYM, I looked up ASTYM online and there is a center near me. I will be looking into their PT services that they provide. Thanks, Jeff"
Jul 8
wcl replied to Brad Williams's discussion Long Term Plantar Fasciitis
"Brad, If I were you I'd try a few months of physical therapy with ASTYM before trying shockwave treatment.   It's not exactly comfortable, but it's less invasive.  It worked for me after trying almost everything else…"
Jul 5
wcl replied to Jeff Sprueill's discussion Over 3 years with Plantar Fasciitis
"Jeff, Boy, do I empathize!   I had bad PF for over 2 years and tried everything--from the usual conservative treatments you've tried, to more invasive things like radio frequency ablation.  Nothing worked and I was considering…"
Jul 5
Kristy Bailey is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jun 22
Diane is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Jun 19
akshay ortho replied to Organization Volunteer's discussion Achilles Tendonitis vs. Plantar Fasciitis
"I bought a pair of the orthofeet to wear on a tour of Italy that included walking 8-10 miles a day. I had been experiencing foot pain and plantar fasciitis. I was desperate to find a shoe that could get me through a day of walking without pain. Well…"
Jun 19
Michael Bates posted a discussion

Tenex Fast Procedure

After two years of dealing with PF i had the tenex procedure completed on my right foot on 4.30.18. It’s been a little over a month now and I’m not really feeling any signs of improvement. Has anyone tried this? What was your result?See More
Jun 3
akshay ortho replied to Jeff Voth's discussion Pain in the front part of the foot...PF?
"My girl has been having problems with her feet for years, going to foot doctors has been rather unhelpful and always comes to the conclusion that surgery is her only help for relief. However I bought her a pair for work and the flip flops for…"
Jun 1
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Jun 1
Jeff Sprueill posted a discussion

Over 3 years with Plantar Fasciitis

I have had plantar Fasciitis now over 3 years. I used to work for Water District where I had to wear steel toe boots and worked long 10 hour shifts, a lot of walking on concrete. At 55 I am now retired, been 5 months now and still dealing with Plantar Fasciitis on my left heel. A few years ago I started seeing a podiatrist and did the foot mold thing, suggested exercises, tried inserts buying different shoes and cortisone shots with no help. Since being retired, figured since I am not on my…See More
May 30
Gary Hethcoat replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"What shoe or orthotic works for you may not work for someone else.  In my case I have flat feet and need very strong arch support.  You won't get that in a standard shoe.  People with foot problems should see a podiatrist before…"
May 30
 
 
 

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