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Plantar Fasciitis

Routine GP. Appointment yesterday have been getting a lot of pain in feet for last 3weeks told her about it after a look verdict was plantar fasciitis never heard of it . We think I my have had this for a while after all have been walking 2/3 miles about 4times a week for months she then told me steroids injections are sometimes given to help pain ,penny dropped pred could have been masking problem have been given exercises to help . Any one offer further advice

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I have had a lot of foot problems, firstly Plantar Fasciitis and then Achillies tendon problems which I still have. I love walking but have had to cut this down a lot.

What did help for the Fasciitis was going to see a podiatrist, he made me a special insert that fits into my walking and everyday shoes, this cured the Fasciitis. It's worth investigating.

I had a cortisone injection into a joint in one of my feet recently, like you I am concerned that it is masking a problem. Although pain is unpleasant it is sometimes a sign to slow down.


Thanks will look into podiatrist tomorrow have one attached to GP surgery. Did exercises that were given ,me been me went full tilt don't think it was a good idea calfs burning when I got up today.


I posted about the same problem a few weeks ago and got a lot of helpful advice. Strap round your foot with athletic tape, wear heeled shoes, stretch your legs before getting out of bed and yes I have an insole which does help I think you should be able to bring up all my replies if you put in PF Best of luck.


Thanks tallgal found your post read all replys fell a lot better. The info from GP was quoting 12month's to heal that's what floored me just getting order back in life. One thing pleased me I hate slippers after this year of GCA seemed to live in them for months so after dressing into house shoes just as my mum and gran used to do


I have so many probs wither ankles ,Achilles heel calf muscles and I have torn my Achilles heel a few times .I have plantar fasciitis in both feet along with peripheral neuropathy and it all hurts a lot .xx😇


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