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Posted by: Roy | 2005/06/29

Pain in the heel

Have been having this chronic pain in the heel bone, what is the treatment for this?

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Usually orthotic devices placed in the shoes, and physiotherapy
Call the SA Podiatry Association 0861 100 249, get to a podiatrist in your area

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Posted by: Mervin | 2005/06/29

Roy, sounds to me like some planters facia.... i have it in the muscle from the heel to the big toe - that tendant - it is sooo sore when i get up early in the morning. and when i sit at the desk and 15 - 20 min later have to get up. very painful.
my friend has it in the heel - thats what makes me think your s is planters facia... ( i went for a cortozone injection after about one year - was to scared as every body told me it is soooooo sore. i told the doc - just give me a local and then the cortosone - which he did and this was wonderful. i can walk again. it lasted for 6 months... came back and i jsut went back for another injection and it is wonderful.. i can recommend the cortozone injection anytime. worth while. not sore at alll.

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