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Heel Spurs

Posted by Gwen on 4/07/05 at 13:06 (172765)

Look for something to relieve the pain, such as
an insert
Any suggestions

Do the night splints work

Thank yoe Gwen

Re: Heel Spurs

Richard, C.Ped on 4/08/05 at 08:23 (172820)

I know people that have used the splints with success. The main complaint I hear is that they are uncomfortable and cumbersome to wear while sleeping. I don't think it is necessary...but that is only my opinion.

The fascia will heal with the proper support during weight bearing. Some inserts are ok...but you really have to take into consideration what is causing the fasciitis. The injury is there because of some kind of stress or overuse. There are other conditions that must looked at in order for the fascia to heal. Pes cavus, pes plano valgus, forefoot varus, rigid, flexible, short leg.....the list goes on.