Anonymous 

Review for Plantar Fasciitis

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 150 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Albertville
28
Jul2016
  • Injury Status Cured
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 6-18 Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Runner No

Treatment Ratings

    Cured
    Orthotics, Supportive Shoes, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises
    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Cortisone Injection, Massage
    Not Improved
    Ice, Night splint

For me it started with right heel pain that became worse over time and eventually I had pain to both feet...first steps after rest was always very painful. As time passed with worsening pain I eventually went to the doctor. He gave me a cortisone shot in my right heel. I did not get any relief from the shot. Doctor then sent me to physical therapy. The therapist recommend walk fit orthotic inserts and instructed gradual use until I got up to wearing full time. I also purchased shoes a full size larger which also seemed to help over the next few months my pain to both feet was completely gone. Also during that time I was stretching my feet. The range of motion to my toes was pretty much stiff and frozen. I did not realize how important that was . Also Chavo sandals and shoes have really high arches and are also great at keeping your feet properly aligned and supported. Even though I am cured I continue to stretch my feet and toes and so far am doing great


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