Plantar fasciitis occurs when there is repeated stress to the heel and causes small tears in the tissue, resulting in inflammation. It might take about six to twelve months for it to cure, and it is essential to give rest to the foot if there is any inflammation. Massage the foot regularly, and this can provide a relaxed feeling to the foot.
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Can you suggest physiotherapy treatment for plantar fasciitis and knee pain?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old man. I have foot pain which was diagnosed a few years ago as plantar fasciitis. I use shoes with special support, insoles, and cushion on the socks. I also have pain in my right knee, especially on the inner side. I want to know if there are any exercises or stretch... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The protocol followed by you is good. You should follow that regularly for the next one month. For the plantar fasciitis, I suggest the following: 1. Calf muscle stretching with wall support. 2. Dorsiflexion of the foot with pressure applied by your hand. 3. Hot ... Read Full »
How is plantar fasciitis managed?
Query: Hi doctor, My mother, who is 50, is suffering from plantar fasciitis. She lives in a remote area and so, regular physical and ESWT therapy is not feasible. I am planning to buy a portable ESWT device. Will this be helpful and feasible to use them at home without any assistance? Is there any side e... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Plantar fasciitis, which is inflammation of foot tissue, can be reduced by decrease weight bearing, by wearing different footwear and by physiotherapy. TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) will not be an effective one. You need to take ultrasound ther... Read Full »
Please suggest treatment options for knee and foot pain.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old man. I have the following problems while walking. I have foot pain in the early morning after walking or sitting for a long time. It was diagnosed a few years ago as plantar fasciitis. I use shoes with special support, insoles, and cushion on the socks. Also, I have... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have understood your concern about pain in sole and knee joint. As per your provided information, it is clear that due to improper walking patterns and imbalance in muscles of the foot, weight distribution in the sole is altered, and after a long time, slowly, ... Read Full »