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Radiotherapy to treat plantar fasciitis

Dear Forum Members, Can I introduce myself and the treatment that I can offer for plantar fasciitis:I am a consultant oncologist (cancer specialist), based in Guildford and London, with a specialist…Continue

Started Aug 17, 2016

Radiotherapy

Dear Forum Members, Can I introduce myself and the treatment that I can offer for plantar fasciitis:I am a consultant oncologist (cancer specialist), based in Guildford and London, with a specialist…Continue

Tags: chronic, radiotherapy, treatment, pain, fasciitis

Started Aug 17, 2016

Radiotherapy for Plantar Fasciitis
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Hi,I am a UK-based radiation oncologist i.e. I am a doctor who uses radiotherapy to treat cancer, and am also interested in the treatment of benign (non-cancer) conditions with radiotherapy. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by william prowse Oct 5, 2012.

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Aug 17, 2016
Liz replied to RS's discussion Radiotherapy for Plantar Fasciitis
"Just to share my experience with radiation. I am american and have lived in germany since 2003, I have had PF since 2002 with fair ups off and on over the years. Sometimes a year or more without problems or pain only to injure it again. I cannot…"
Oct 5, 2012
RS replied to RS's discussion Radiotherapy for Plantar Fasciitis
"Thanks for your reply - I appreciate your comments.  One thing though: There is a large amount of published research that has shown that radiotherapy actually reduces inflammation rather than just reducing pain by action on the cells…"
Oct 4, 2012
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Radiotherapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Hi,I am a UK-based radiation oncologist i.e. I am a doctor who uses radiotherapy to treat cancer, and am also interested in the treatment of benign (non-cancer) conditions with radiotherapy. I thought I'd just alert you to a research paper which was published two months ago. It showed that radiotherapy gives significant pain relief in patients who have had plantar fasciitis for at least 6 months. The paper can be found at …See More
Sep 26, 2012
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