Suggest treatment for plantar fasciitis in left foot
do alternate ice and warm compress; wear soft padded shoes
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This is Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta answering your query.
I understand your concern.
Planter fascitis is inflammation of the sole of foot. It is quite common now a days. The mainstay of treatment is exercise and using soft padded shoes. Your doctor has advised you almost all to-do and not-to-do things. Not walking bare-footed is very important. Alongwith all the advices, i would duggest you the following-
Dip your foot in alternate warm and ice water for 3-4mintues each for half an hour about 3times a day.
Avoid squatting and tip-toe standing or walking.
Take aceclofenac-thiocolchicoside combination drugs for pain reduction when required.
Do planter fascia stretching exercise and ankle drill. Hamstring and quadriceps drill can also be done alongwith.
It takes 2-3 months to be okay again. But it can reappear very easily unless you continue following advices. You can start jogging after 2months if it is not painful.
Hope this was useful.
Consult me for further queries.
Follow as advised
Most important is dorsiflexion of the ankle so that it stretches the plantar fascia. You can also press your toes against ground and lift heel, thus stretching plantar fascia. Alongwith you can do bed side knee bending with ankle dorsiflexion and pressing down of the knee joint pushing back of knee against bed.
It is better if you can learn the exercises from any physical medicine doctor or physiotherapist. They can give you practical demonstration.
Wish you good health.
You said not to stand on your tip toes. Then you say press your toes in the ground and lift your heel. Sounds like tip toes to me.
You sound like a scam artist. What medical school did you go to? Your English is pretty bad too. Ankle dorsiflexion? Alongwith? Pressing down of the knee joint pushing back of knee against bed? How do you press in two directions at once? Are you standing or sitting? Are you serious? Have none of these exercises been demonstrated on the internet? What's the big secret?
follow as advised
Sorry to contradict.
I said avoid standing or walking on tiptoes. You can sit in a chair, pull your heel up and stretch plantar fascia of each foot, one at a time. That should not be difficult.
And ankle dorsiflexion means pulling your toes towards yourself. So you have to put pressure to pull at one joint and push at other i.e. knee. You can do this by sitting with your legs spread straight over bed. This is also not impossible.
You should remember that i asked you to get a demonstration from some physiotherapist, its difficult to understand otherwise for a patient.
And about payments, you should talk to administration.
Hope this explains.
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