Orthopaedics Q&A: Home remedy for plantar fasciitis

Orthopaedics expert, Dr VV Prasad answers readers’ questions on bone health. Get your doubts cleared and see them featured on our FAQ page every Monday.

This week’s answers:

1. From last several months I am getting severe pains in left leg heel. On examing by famous “orthopadics Dr. He suggested to use MCR chappal. Even after use of chappal the heel gets continues pains. Even X’ray shows no infection. could I suggest what are the better treatment. I am 64 years old. But Dr said Aging is not problem

From your history i think you should be having Plantar Facitis. You can keep your feet in hot water every night. you should use MCR / MCP slippers inside and outside the house.You can try ultrasound treatment for your heel with a physiotherapist.

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