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Rhonda Curington
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  • Jonesboro, GA
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plantar for ten years
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I had the Topaz done on 6-23-10. It was working at first but I think I was moving around to much and had a set back. Iended up in rehab and now it is getting better. I can't wear flat shoes but i can…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Sep 14, 2010.

TOPAZ

I recently had a procedure done on my foot called a Topaz. This might be and alternative for diabetics. Talk to your foot doctor about it. I was told it has a 93% success rate

Started Jul 15, 2010

plantar for ten years

Honestly, the night splint does not help, cortisone temporary fix and can damage the ligament under foot,streching helps but no fix, the new skechers do help with some of the pain because I can go…Continue

Started Jun 6, 2010

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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
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"If a person develops PF early on it can be treated but eventually it will come back. I suffered with it over a 10 year period from running on concrete and cheap shoes. I am now pain free and and wearing 4 inch heels again and I am 60 years of age. I…"
Aug 14, 2014
Rhonda Curington replied to Run on dirt's discussion Over 4 years with PF and I've tried it all, what now?
"I had the topaz done outside of Atlanta Ga at the doctors surgery center. But I am asking everybody to try the tens unit first before any type of surgery and if it does not work which I think it will then try the Topaz and then if no results try the…"
May 19, 2011
Rhonda Curington replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"My pain specialist wrapped the unit around my foot to receive electrical stimuli at the arch and heel area. I am pain free and I still stretch and wear my orthos and good walking shoes to make sure the pain does not come back. I am…"
May 17, 2011
Rhonda Curington replied to Run on dirt's discussion Over 4 years with PF and I've tried it all, what now?
"The tens unit is applying electrical stimuli to the area and stimulating new blood flow. IT FEELS GOOD AND IT WORKED AFTER 2 TREATMENTS. the topaz is shooting you plasma in needle holes to the fascia which i was put to sleep and is probably the same…"
May 17, 2011
Rhonda Curington replied to Run on dirt's discussion Over 4 years with PF and I've tried it all, what now?
"try the tens unit treatments my pain finally stopped after I had the topaz and everything except surgery"
May 16, 2011
Rhonda Curington replied to Lisa Pitzer's discussion Running with Plantar Fasciitis
"You gals have got to try the tens unit treatments. They feel good and my pain has stopped after 11 yrs. and had the topaz done last yr in april and the tens unit treatments in december. I am wearing high heels again and I am 55 years old."
May 16, 2011
Rhonda Curington replied to Lisa McDonough's discussion Please help
"Try the tens unit several times on both feet. I had the topaz and the pain was bad so I went to a pain mangement doctor and tried the tens unit for several trips and I have no more pain in either foot and I suffered Plantar for 11 years. Try it…"
May 16, 2011
Mary replied to Rhonda Curington's discussion plantar for ten years
"Awesome Rhonda!"
Sep 14, 2010
Rhonda Curington posted a discussion

plantar for ten years

I had the Topaz done on 6-23-10. It was working at first but I think I was moving around to much and had a set back. Iended up in rehab and now it is getting better. I can't wear flat shoes but i can wear wedges and heels. How funny, but its is getting better each week. I am 54 and a little slow to heal but the pain I have stops with deep massages, stectching,and one anti-inflam a day (mobic). But I am back to walking on the treadmill pain free. Still sore when I wake up in the morn but…See More
Sep 14, 2010
Rhonda Curington replied to Lisa's discussion Night Splint
"I recently had the topaz done about five weeks ago and I'm starting to feel some relief but I will comment on this again in another five weeks to show my progress on this proceedure."
Aug 12, 2010
Rhonda Curington posted a discussion

TOPAZ

I recently had a procedure done on my foot called a Topaz. This might be and alternative for diabetics. Talk to your foot doctor about it. I was told it has a 93% success rate
Jul 15, 2010
Rhonda Curington replied to mkvazquez's discussion Suggestions on Tennis Shoes and other
"most people with plantar arches have fallen which also creates the problem, in this case wedge heels do work."
Jun 6, 2010
Rhonda Curington replied to mkvazquez's discussion Suggestions on Tennis Shoes and other
"you will be amazed"
Jun 6, 2010
Rhonda Curington replied to mkvazquez's discussion Suggestions on Tennis Shoes and other
"will do"
Jun 6, 2010
Rhonda Curington replied to mkvazquez's discussion Suggestions on Tennis Shoes and other
Jun 6, 2010

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