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hard casts for heel spurs

Posted by Holly L. on 6/20/03 at 18:23 (122478)

Does anyone recommend hard casts for relief of heel spurs?

Re: hard casts for heel spurs

john h on 6/20/03 at 19:29 (122487)

A lot of Doctors cast peoples feet for PF. They do not cast them for heel spurs but I assume you are talking about the pain of PF. I have never read any stats on how many people this helps but a number of people who post here have been through casting.

Re: hard casts for heel spurs

R C on 6/23/03 at 13:09 (122694)

The hard cast worked in my case. Note also -- at the urging of the nurse who put it on, I used crutches religiously to keep all weight off my foot (in fact this went on several weeks after the cast was removed). The long period of complete rest and immobilization permitted the injury to heal.