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Lisa Pitzer
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Running with Plantar Fasciitis
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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…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rhonda Curington Jan 12.

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Rhonda Curington replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"Best thing in the morning is to do calf and heel stretches and wear a shoe with a wedge. Don't walk bare footed ever! Take the steroid shots in the foot. May take 3 to 5 trips to the podiatrist but it works. Been dealing with pf about 20yrs. It…"
Jan 12
Mary R. Thurber replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"Hi. I am suffering from PF and I am planning to visit a chiropodist in Mississauga soon. The pain in the heel due to prolonged standing and walking could be the symptom of PF. I think it is better to seek medical help soon in your case. I am not…"
Jan 11
florencejfrazee replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"It's better to wait until it heals. You can use weights or swimming during that period of time. "
Jul 20, 2016
Joe Jeff replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"I hear so much contradicting information.  Stretch/don't stretch.  It would be great if the medical field could figure out the best, quickest way to fix this injury for everyone across the board.  "
Jan 15, 2015
Mark Edwards replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"Great to hear your back... we'll done."
Jan 15, 2015
Karla Perez replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"Lisa I broke my foot (5th metatarsal fracture) in 2009 while jogging. I started running again about 3 months after my cast came off, 5 months after my accident. My OS said my foot was fine and running wouldn’t be a problem. My PT said I was…"
Jan 15, 2015
Maizie replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"Good luck today Mark with your surgery :) Let us know how you're doing from time to time. All the best."
Jan 15, 2015
Mark Edwards replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"I'm a triathlete and suffered well over two years with PF... I tried everything. I'm have the release Procedure next week (15-01-15) I am worried if I will ever be able to continue my sport or even ever be out of pain! But I have nowhere…"
Jan 8, 2015
Maizie replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"I am a treatment advisor for a company that deals with soft tissue injuries, and plantar fasciitis is one of the most common ailments I speak to people about. I know that most will tell you to stretch the foot, but please please refrain from over…"
Nov 12, 2014
Susan Hall replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"I am a sufferer from PF but I still go running with my dog each morning, I use a special running orthotic insole called 'FootActive Sports', which is very handy!  Susan :) x"
Oct 30, 2014
brian replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"Healing from plantar fasciitis varies greatly depending on severity. I took 3 weeks off to allow healing. During that time I still would ride a stationary bike. Calf stretches and deep massage of the sore area were key. I also used ice and advil…"
May 24, 2013
Dave Higgins replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"There is a new product that has been used by thousands of runners during and after activity. It is sold under two names, but it is the same product.  www.fs6.com"
Apr 6, 2013
Dave Higgins replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"There is a new product that has been used by thousands of runners during and after activity. It is sold under two names, but it is the same product.  www.fs6.com"
Apr 6, 2013
Tanner Schrumpf replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"I am also a very active person i love going hiking but i found the best product to match me is this new foot strap that has come out. you can get it at SupporttheFoot.com its thin waterproof and durable check it out its a great new product to help…"
Mar 14, 2013
Joe Jeff replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"Took me 2 years of not running to help with mine.  Swimming and biking.  Stay off the elliptical and treadmill."
Feb 15, 2013
benja replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"I dealt with plantar fasciitis off and on for several months and am very active. I took a few weeks off from heavy running and gradually started up again at a slower pace. Depending on how severe your plantar fasciitis is, it may take months to get…"
Dec 17, 2012

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