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Old 03-01-19, 06:06 AM
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Originally Posted by TiHabanero View Post
I use arch supports, have for decades to keep my back from getting sore. Never helped with plantar. Stretch, stretch, stretch. Calf muscle especially. This past year I had to deal with it and the only thing that helped was stretching every single day. Took a full 12 months to subside. My wife had the same experience the year before.
Originally Posted by ALANB58 View Post
My podiatrist got me a boot but it is clunky with hard points and straps so I just ordered a soft boot. I have custom orthotic insolses and they help. I also got a small impact massager, that helps a lot. This has been a long term issue for me, standing for more than a few minutes is the worst, walking is fine.
I can deal with the pain well enough I guess, its the length of time this seems to need for healing that is sort of worrying.

I wonder what makes this take so long to heal?! Old age?
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