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Question for Scott2

Posted by ChrisO on 4/20/00 at 00:00 (019041)

Scott - I've read a few of the posts regarding ESWT and I'm curious about one thing. There seems to be consistent statements about 'taking it easy', 'resting', expecting pain for up to 10-12 weeks following treatment. My question is, if one is spending that much time taking it easy, continuing to follow PT-style rehab, why wouldn't that 10-12 weeks of rest just be used to attack the PF in the first place? I ask because I'm considering the treatment but wonder that, if I'll have to take it easy for that long anyway, why not just do that without the treatment given that rest seems to be the primary 'healer' for many folks anyway.
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