reoccurance rate of pf post ESWTPosted by Tina H on 1/28/05 at 09:11 (168083)
For those who have been successfully treated for pf using ESWT, what is the chance that it will come back?
Dr. Z or anyone else, have you done high E treatments on teenagers with pf?
Thank you, Tina H
Re: reoccurance rate of pf post ESWTDr. Zuckerman on 1/28/05 at 10:34 (168089)
I have treated teenagers with ESWT. The growth plate must be closed before
Re: reoccurance rate of pf post ESWTTina H on 1/28/05 at 11:18 (168091)
Thanks her growth plate is closed. I wouldn't have it done yet but in 6 months from now if the problem is not resolved, it might be an option.
What about pf returning after it's gone as a result of ESWT. What are your thoughts on this? Thank you, Tina H
Re: reoccurance rate of pf post ESWTDr. Zuckerman on 1/28/05 at 11:32 (168092)
Yes it is possible it can return. Early professional treatment is the key to avoid the plantar fasciitis from turning into chronic plantar fasciosis.