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for Plantar Fasciitis

   
Plantar Fasciitis
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 1) Achilles tendon stretching (daily)
2) Silicone heel pad (orthosis)
3) Night splint
4) NSAIDS
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit None
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)Injections are not recommended nor performed secondary to risk of plantar fascia rupture
2)Surgery is not recommended
3)Symptoms typically resolve over 4-5 months with treatment
Appointment Timeframe Next available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients:
For Burlington Clinic 734-936-7175
For UM Orthotics and Prosthetics Center
734-973-2400
Clinic Location Sites Burlington Building
UM Orthotics and Prosthetics Center
UM Consulting Physician General Adult Rehab Faculty
Revised on: 10/07/2009