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Info on plantar fasciittis

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info on plantar fasciittis
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 8 months ago.

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What info you need on plantar fascilits?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
what it is and what to do about it.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
waiting on info.
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 8 months ago.

Sure, I will help you with the info.

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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 8 months ago.

Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the tissue which is present at the bottom of foot, say it runs from toes to heel bone

It is one of the common causes of heel pain

It is common in runners and overweight people.

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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 8 months ago.

The treatment is symptomatic.

pain killers like Ibuprofen or naproxen can be used.

Few exercises to stretch achilles tendon or strengthen lower leg muscles can be taught by a Physical therapist.

Right shoes and foot wear can help to certain extent, your podiatrist can help.

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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 8 months ago.

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