Can you have plantar fasciitis if you do not experience these symptoms?
Well I keep getting diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis and nothing helps.
I do not get ANY pain in the morning, I am painless at first but after standing a while the pain starts to build up.
I do not feel pain in my fascia if I stretch it, even after a hard day of standing.
Heel lifts and taping do nothing to relieve my pain. Most insoles do not help.. Only insole that did a tiny bit was a gel insole.. A cheap one at that.
I don't feel any pain when running. Pain is less when walking but becomes severe after about an hour or two.. However, pain is severe if I stand still, become unbearable in about 20 minutes.
This contradicts Plantar Fasciitis HEAVILY and yet my doctors don't listen...Is there any way that I still could have plantar fasciitis? Obviously I don't since nothing these doctors have done help at ALL. What could my condition be? It's simply pain the sole of the foot that gradually builds when I stand still or walk for a long time. I'm quite sure it feels like ''aching feet'' that people get after marching or standing for 10 hours on a job...I just get my achy feet after 20 minutes. It got a lot worse after the army, before the army I could stand about 5 hours before the pain.
I had this when I was younger. I know the pain you are going through and what I did to get rid of them for good was I used a foot file and filed away my heels until it was soft, even if the sores hurt doing it, and I soaked in a hot foot bath with a cup of epsom salt. I used lotion on my heels after that. I kept my feet soft and filed anytime I saw any callous buildups and did the foot baths and lotion afterwards. So keep your soles soft and moist. Don't let them get dried out. They went away for good. Also to this day if I feel my feet building any callous layers, I get the file going.
Also it is CRITICAL and I stress that so much that you only buy shoes that are well made with excellent insoles. My theory is bad shoes are the main cause of it. I make sure my shoes are well made, not cheap junk, and are well supported and I have been free from Plantar Fasciitis ever since and that was over 11 years ago! So there is hope!
One other thing, try this everyday. When you get up, no shoes, stretch your feet by doing a lunge and go forward leaving one heel totally planted on the floor behind you and stretch that heel out (the heel in back of you) and you pull your body away from that heel and put your weight on the other heel. Just like a hamstring stretch but you are stretching your heels instead. Stretch it a minute or two and then do the other one. If there is pain in your heels, then this can help stop the pain. Do this every morning as soon as you get up and several times a day when you get up from a chair. Try to feel your heels stretch flat and long. See if that helps.
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