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Plantar fascia, on physiotherapy, steroid injection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   i have planter facia from last 1.5 yrs i have tried physiotherapy for 2 months i felt better but after few days same than i took one cortizine injection after which i had relief for 6 to 7 months but now again the pain has started and this time its in both the legs
User :   i am currently doing planterfacia streches
User :   but i dont get time to go to physiotherapist for taking the ultrasound
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It is good to do the stretches
Doctor :   ok
User :   do we have special treatment or specialized doctors who treats planter facia
Doctor :   There is nothing special treatment that is available for plantar fascia.
Doctor :   Physiotherapy is the best treatment
Doctor :   Yes. i will help you in this.
User :   ok
User :   is it ok to take cortizine injections again
Doctor :   One of our customer care team member will call you and assist you further
Doctor :   Yes depending on the severity of your pain.
User :   how many injections can be taken in a year
Doctor :   Follow the advise of your treating doctor
Doctor :   Injections are only for temporary relief of pain
Doctor :   Repeated injections can cause rupture of the fascia.
User :   pls let me know of any good doctor whom i can consult for this in mumbai
Doctor :   Number of injections depends on the severity of pain
Doctor :   Discuss with your doctor about footwear, night splints, analgesics
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   one of our customer care team members will call you and assist you regarding the same
Doctor :   Are there any more queries with which i can help you?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting. Bye for now
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