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Plantar Fascitis

Painful under heel and behind toes of right leg. Diagnosed with plantar fasciitis. Need advice on treatment to heal
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Dr. Anuradha Sharma Noida | Orthopedic Physiotherapist
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Physiotherapy treatment for few days.
Wax therapy and ultrasonic therapy and calf stretching exercises.
Ya laser therapy.
Avoid long standing.
Keep equal balance on both legs
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Dr. Kshama Dhawan Mumbai | Trauma & Orthopedic Physiotherapist
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Stretching the calf muscles viz. gastrocnemius and soleus will help you. Perform each stretch twice and hold for 30seconds. Repeat it 2-3 times a day. Apply ice around the tender spot. For this, fill a bottle with water and keep it in the fridge, once cold, roll the bottle under your foot for 12-15min. Repeat 5-6 times a day. Also, stretching the plantar fascia is very important and should be done first thing in the morning before stepping out of the bed, in order to avoid pain arising from the first few steps in the morning. Physiotherapy session including- soft tissue release, passive stretching and taping will definitely help you. Kind Regards, Dr. Kshama Dhawan Shah Polyclinic Ghatkopar
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Jyoti Narang Manchanda Thane | Physiotherapist
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Ultrasound can be of great help in plantarfascitis . TA stretching can be done . Passively stretching can be done by physiotherapist . Self stretching can be done by taking a towel underneath your foot and stretching it towards you.
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You can visit me or some physiotherapist for initial few days guidance and further can do at your own.
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fill one round bottle with water and freeze it , then roll it under your whole sole of the foot for 10 to 15 mins.
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani Noida | Physiotherapist
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1.Stretch calf and plantar fascia 2.Ice packs 3.Kinesiology Taping
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Dr. Abhishek Jain Delhi | Orthopedic Surgeon
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Its very important to be sure about the correctness of the diagnosis. Pain behind toes cannot be due to plantar fasciitis. Pain on inner and plantar side of heel could be due to many reason, plantar fasciitis being one of them. The treatment depends on duration and stage. A thorough checkup of foot followed by precise addressal of the cause is required. At delhi Foot we do it.
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Visit a foot and ankle specialist
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Early morning calf and sole of foot stretch
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Dr. J. P. Singh Delhi | Orthopedist
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Soft heel footwear or inserts in footwear, passive stretching exercises, physiotherapy sessions for a few days. Alternate hot and cold packs. Anti inflammatory drugs for a few days. If no relief, then even an injection may be considered
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Dr. Uthra Mohan Thane | Neuro Physiotherapist
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Pain can be relieved with physiotherapy treatment - ultrasound to reduce inflammation, stretching of plantar fascia. After pain subsides, you will need to start strengthening exercises.
You also need to get your foot assessed. If foot alignment is a problem, then treatment needs to be planned accordingly. If calf muscles are tight, then stretching will be required. Footwear modification may be required.
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If pain is too severe at present, then silicon heal cushion inserts in shoes will help.
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