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Plantar Fibromatosis-Is it common to this disease to have painful spasms and tumors attacking tendons? Is there a treatment other than surgical removal to eliminate this problem? If not is laser surgery a possiblilty?

Posted by Pat O'Rourke on 12/13/02 at 06:45 (102888)

Please post or email me! I'm in pain!

Re: Plantar Fibromatosis-Is it common to this disease to have painful spasms and tumors attacking tendons? Is there a treatment other than surgical removal to eliminate this problem? If not is laser surgery a possiblilty?

Dr. Zuckerman on 12/13/02 at 13:24 (102945)

Local injections of sterids, orthosis, casting, rest, All can be helpful. If you are in severe foot pain then a cast to rest the foot may be needed

Re: Plantar Fibromatosis-Is it common to this disease to have painful spasms and tumors attacking tendons? Is there a treatment other than surgical removal to eliminate this problem? If not is laser surgery a possiblilty?

Ed Davis, DPM on 12/13/02 at 21:25 (103014)

Pat:
Take the time to do a search on this site -- you will find a lot of effective, non-surgical treatments.
Ed

Re: Plantar Fibromatosis-Is it common to this disease to have painful spasms and tumors attacking tendons? Is there a treatment other than surgical removal to eliminate this problem? If not is laser surgery a possiblilty?

Dr. Zuckerman on 12/13/02 at 13:24 (102945)

Local injections of sterids, orthosis, casting, rest, All can be helpful. If you are in severe foot pain then a cast to rest the foot may be needed

Re: Plantar Fibromatosis-Is it common to this disease to have painful spasms and tumors attacking tendons? Is there a treatment other than surgical removal to eliminate this problem? If not is laser surgery a possiblilty?

Ed Davis, DPM on 12/13/02 at 21:25 (103014)

Pat:
Take the time to do a search on this site -- you will find a lot of effective, non-surgical treatments.
Ed