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Desperate Too!

Posted by Judy Powell on 7/28/99 at 00:00 (009195)

Hi. I am desperate too. I've had plantar fasciitis for three years. I've tried 4 sets of orthotics, cortisone shots, ice, heat, exercises, numerous heel pads, physiotherapy, taping, special shoes, etc. I am a part time P. E. teacher and I've had to resort to teaching from a chair. My whole life revolves around figuring out how to stay off my feet. I have just started using Zostrix but haven't been at it long enough to see if it will have any effect. I have a life-threatening allergy to non-steroidal anti-inflammitories so am taking 8 extra strength Tylenol a day but it doesn't even moderate the pain. I am contemplating accupuncture as my next step.