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The last 10%

Posted by Chris I on 4/04/04 at 21:29 (148406)

Hi Everyone - I developed pf last June. I really did nothing about it but stretch until January. I got orthotics in January and at first they did not do much. In February I went to see my doc and she said to have the arch lifted on my right foot (my pf foot), add heel lifts and a night splint. I also had to be on modified activities basically staying off my foot as much as possible. I am now about 90% pain free. I have the odd twinge and pain in my heel - quite often at rest. I have no pain in my arch. I am wondering what I need to do to become totally pain free? Would physio therapy help at this point?

Re: The last 10%

Ed Davis, DPM on 4/05/04 at 14:22 (148426)

Chris:
Physical therapy can be helpful. Please read Scott's Heel Pain Book to understand the full scope of treatment options. If 'conventional' treatments do not work, then ESWT is a good option.
Ed