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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 Feb 21.

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 Feb 21.

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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aNNA posted a discussion

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 painful.Can I opt at this point to get the cortisone shot?  It's my last resort as I'm still in physical therapy. Please advise anyone.See More
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aNNA is now a member of Plantar Fasciitis
Feb 21
Catherine Antosh replied to Shawna Griffith's discussion Surgery?
"I had surgery for plantar fasciitis and Tarsal tunnel syndrome on my left foot at the end of September 2016 and just had it done on my right foot February 14th. The first time around I ended up with blood clots and I'm dealing with scar tissue.…"
Feb 21
Irvin J. Kalb posted a discussion

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 source that people with diabetes are at higher risk for plantar fasciitis. Is this true? Please share your thoughts.Thanks in advance.See More
Feb 17
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Feb 17
Tina Konczol replied to Adriane Young's discussion blogger who calls himself "Angry Orthopod"
"Thanks Jane & Adriane for you replies. I'm going to keep researching, but I'm going to start the calf stretching too. Thanks for the new link showing how to do them on the bottom step. Here's the link I had found on the Angry…"
Feb 16
Adriane Young replied to Adriane Young's discussion blogger who calls himself "Angry Orthopod"
"Hi Tina, Well, now I'm a bit puzzled.  I don't remember A.O. ever mentioning that you had to buy a thing.  An aerobic step is useful, but really, you can use any step - just a step on the stairs is fine.  Here's the web…"
Feb 16
Jane Stewart replied to Adriane Young's discussion blogger who calls himself "Angry Orthopod"
"Hi Tina, I have had PF since September 16 and it does rule my life in the way that I have to plan things so I don't have to walk too far or for too long.  I'm in Australia in the countryside so walking is a way of life here for most.…"
Feb 16
Tina Konczol replied to Adriane Young's discussion blogger who calls himself "Angry Orthopod"
"Hi all. I've been researching because of worse pain after MN surgery on both feet, but I ended up here because of posts in the Angry Orthopod's site. I've tried everything, but nothing's helping, so I'm going to try the calf…"
Feb 16
 
 
 

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