Plantar Fasciitis

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Hey everyone! :)   I'm looking for opinions from other PF sufferers. Any time I mention the possibility of surgery, any of my friends that…

Started by Melissa Dunn

5 Jul 5, 2016
Reply by Kimberly1evans

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT)

I've been battling PF for almost a year now with serious debilitating pain. I swear I tore the fascia during a running race in Dec. I've tr…

Started by Melissa ashby

24 Jul 4, 2016
Reply by Maizie

Foot surgery

My podiatrist recommended yesterday for me to have the surgery, cutting the tendon, cos I have had the pain for about 6 months, and have wo…

Started by judy c wilson

27 Apr 26, 2016
Reply by john king

Electric Pulses that Kill the Nerve in the Foot?

My aunt told me that she was looking into getting a experimental type of electric therapy that actually uses electrical impulses to kill th…

Started by Organization Volunteer

11 Apr 22, 2016
Reply by john king

Portable Handheld Ultrasound Devices

Has anyone used hand held Ultrasound devices for PF and are they effective? I see them priced for $250 online, but wonder if they are a goo…

Started by Joe

4 Jan 1, 2016
Reply by Camille Harthorne

I'm Back

Hello all.  I am back.... unfortunately (or fortunately, due to the kind people in these forums!).  I had PF surgery 2 years ago on my left…

Started by Lisa

2 Jan 1, 2016
Reply by Camille Harthorne

PF surgery and calf release, advice needed!

After years of suffering I finally had surgery!  I did the PF release surgery (open) and the calf release.  I am 3 1/2 weeks post op and I…

Started by Kimberly Barrientos

1 Jan 1, 2016
Reply by Camille Harthorne

ultrasound machines for sale and settings

My physical therapist used ultrasound with a gel. He used a setting of 3meghertz at a depth of 1 (not sure what unit).   I wanted to buy an…

Started by hubert townsend

1 Jan 1, 2016
Reply by Camille Harthorne

Tape, Tape, Tape!

I have just recently became a believer in what taping can do for Plantar Fasciitis / Metatarsalgia / Morton's Neuroma. I had Morton's Neuro…

Started by Maizie

4 Dec 23, 2015
Reply by Maizie

plantar bfst wrap

 Hi,    I have been dealing with this foot problem for about 6 years.  I am a chef and have to be on my feet a good portion of the day.  I…

Started by Mitchell Feinstein

15 Jul 13, 2015
Reply by Maizie


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