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scare tissue shots doc please help

Posted by ray on 12/30/04 at 14:29 (166307)

im 7 mo po- p.f. surgery i had 2 shots to remove scare tissue question is ( do thies shots hurt or desolve fatty pad on heel pad ) i still have a tight band under foot close to whare planter was cut and might need another shot thats 3 in 7 months is it ok to get shot

Re: scare tissue shots doc please help

Dr. Z on 12/30/04 at 16:05 (166313)

Ray,
Local steriod shots can cause fat atrophy ( dissolving of fat). Discuss with your doctor the risks, benefits and other alternatives to help you.
The plantar fascia stretch that we talk about on this site could give you alot of pain relief. Look it up