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Can anti-inflammatory ointment effectively treat plantar fasciitis?

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Dr. Shinas Hussain

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Posted on Mon, 4 Jun 2018 in General Health
Question: Is there an anti inflammatory ointment that I can use for plantar fasciitis ?
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Answered by Dr. Shinas Hussain 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, You can apply NSAID ointments. But result is not that good

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for trusting Healthcaremagic.
I have gone through your query and I can understand your concerns.
You can apply NSAID ointments like diclogel, It might provide some symptomatic relief. But overall result is not that good.
Diclogel and naproxen cream are the best for this condition
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