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Posted by Denise N. on 10/11/02 at 15:08 (097332)

Is bextra a good anti-inflammitory to be on? What is the actual purpose of an anti=inflammitory. I have been on them since May for a heal spur.

Re: bextra

Ed Davis, DPM on 10/11/02 at 18:59 (097351)

Bextra is the latest COX-2 inhibitor which is an anti-inflammatory without the deleterious effects on the gastrointestinal system.

Effective treatment of plantar fasciitis involves treatment of inflammation, abnormal biomechanics and tissue quality. Bextra would thus be a partial treatment for the problem.
Ed

Re: bextra

Ed Davis, DPM on 10/11/02 at 18:59 (097351)

Bextra is the latest COX-2 inhibitor which is an anti-inflammatory without the deleterious effects on the gastrointestinal system.

Effective treatment of plantar fasciitis involves treatment of inflammation, abnormal biomechanics and tissue quality. Bextra would thus be a partial treatment for the problem.
Ed