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heel spur

Posted by vicki t on 4/04/02 at 19:44 (078527)

i have a heel spur and have had 3 cortizone injections..tell me about lazer surgery. thanks

Re: heel spur

Ed Davis, DPM on 4/04/02 at 20:17 (078528)

Surgery is not even a consideration until you have had a reasonable course of conservative treatment. See Scott's Heel Pain Book for a good discussion of how heel pain is treated.
Ed

Re: heel spur

Carmen on 4/05/02 at 07:45 (078558)

AMEN Dr .Ed!

Re: heel spur

Dr. Zuckerman on 4/06/02 at 06:47 (078648)

Steriod are only one method on non-surgical treatment If you have no relef from the steriod may need to re-evaluate the diagnosis. How long have you had the heel spur pain

Re: heel spur

Ed Davis, DPM on 4/04/02 at 20:17 (078528)

Surgery is not even a consideration until you have had a reasonable course of conservative treatment. See Scott's Heel Pain Book for a good discussion of how heel pain is treated.
Ed

Re: heel spur

Carmen on 4/05/02 at 07:45 (078558)

AMEN Dr .Ed!

Re: heel spur

Dr. Zuckerman on 4/06/02 at 06:47 (078648)

Steriod are only one method on non-surgical treatment If you have no relef from the steriod may need to re-evaluate the diagnosis. How long have you had the heel spur pain