Our expert says:
Cryosurgery for plantar fasciitis is a relatively new procedure and the results are quite mixed. It certainly sounds to me that you have tried everything else without complete healing of the condition. I have no experience of this procedure and know of no surgeons who are doing it in my area (Cape Town). The reading I have done about it suggests that it is minimally invasive with few side effects and potentially lots of advantages over other treatments. My advice would be to try it out but only if you find a reputable orthopaedic surgeon with plenty of experience of this procedure. Also, it seems best results are when the surgeon uses the cryo probe with ultra sound guidance to correctly target the area otherwise it could be a bit hit and miss.
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