How to Get Various Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis

If you have been diagnosed with problems with your plantar fascia, you might be interested to know the treatment of plantar fasciitis. Actually, the best remedy will vary depending on your condition and it differs from one person to the other. Taking enough rest will help you whatever the condition may be.

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    Get sufficient rest for the inflammation to subside.
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    Use ice packs to lessen the swelling and pain significantly and control the inflammation.
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    Use PF taping to relieve stress as well as the pressure on the ligament as movement is restricted.
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    Use anti-inflammatory medicines to reduce both pain and swelling.
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    Use heel pads that have excellent shock absorption features to help in healing.
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    Stretch to increase ligament flexibility and increase muscular strength.
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    Wear night splints to prevent the muscles of the plant fascia from tightening.
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    Visit a podiatrist.
    • A new therapy called ESWT or ‘Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy’ is available. This transfers sound waves to your heel resulting in a fresh flow of blood to the torn ligament. The therapy may take about 4 months for complete cure.
    • Surgery is only the last option.
    • PF insoles are proven to work for several people. Insole treatment is now considered a long-lasting solution to PF and various other foot related problems. Insoles very gently reposition your feet by acting on the arches. A good arch support is fitted inside your shoe according to a prescribed plan of use recommended by your podiatrist. Over a period of time, the arch supports become gentler which helps in the healing process. With the progression of the therapy, the focus is on maintaining the right alignment instead of changing it.

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