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Dx with Plantar Fasciitis various times for probably 6 years

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My doctor diagnosed me with Plantar Fasciitis last summer. I am having very similar symptoms as I did then, now. I am under a lot of pain when I flex my foot (especially while walking). I am trying to get a job for the summer but am afraid that my foot pain will make it too difficult to do any job that requires long hours of standing. This sort of issue has been going on every year at various times for probably 6 years now. I have not ever seen a podiatrist but I am considering it as I get plantar fasciitis what seems like every year. I saw a massage therapist for it a while back and I got some kinesiology tape put on it but that didn't seem to do very much. It is mostly my right foot at this time and I have a foam roller I roll under my foot and I do some very simple stretches multiple times a day with 10 reps each of pulling my toes back 10 times and then resting and repeating throughout the day. I am open to any suggestions. I have a new pair of Mizuno shoes I am wearing.


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replied June 6th, 2017
Foot Disorders Answer A61334
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Its likely plantar fascitis. Treatment is supportive with pain killers, physiotherapy sessions. COnsult a pain management expert and let them relieve your pain.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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