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? about casts/casting

Posted by Lori S. on 7/05/04 at 01:19 (154511)

Why do some doctors cast for plantar fascitis? My doc said it would be useless... since I have it bad in both feet(have tried everything and keep trying). Is it just to help immobilize it for time to heel?/avoid re-injury?

Re: ? about casts/casting

Ed Davis,DPM on 7/05/04 at 12:38 (154535)

Lori:
It is helpful for the more acute varieties of PF.
Ed