How is inflammation treated in plantar heel pain?

Updated: Oct 01, 2018
  • Author: Vinod K Panchbhavi, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Application of ice, iontophoresis, or both may be helpful. [32]  Anti-inflammatory medication is useful in the early stages, especially if the patient has begun stretching exercises, which initially can worsen the pain (see Medication).


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