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Posted by Chuck on 3/27/03 at 17:13 (114778)

Why do I hear so many horror tales of PF lasting for years? Can't I just stay off my foot a month and be rid of it? Thanks!!

Re: PF

Ed Davis, DPM on 3/27/03 at 17:25 (114781)

The main reason for PF lasting for years is under-treatment in the early stages of the disease, allowing the problem to become chronic. Staying of your foot may work for acute PF which is basically a strain of the plantar fascia. Most cases here are chronic plantar fasciitis.