What Are the Best Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis?

Q:
What are the best treatments for plantar fasciitis?

A:
Plantar fasciitis means your plantar fascia becomes inflamed, and the inflammation causes heel pain and stiffness. Most people with plantar fasciitis will recover after resting, icing the painful area and stretching in several months. Here are the best treatments for plantar fasciitis.

Medications

  • Ibuprofen: Advil, Motrin IB
  • Naproxen sodium: Aleve

Therapies

  • Physical therapy
  • Night splints
  • Orthotics

Surgical or other procedures

  • Injections
  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy
  • Tenex procedure
  • Surgery

Please go to your doctor to find a best treatment for yourself.

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