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Thu Dec 15, 2016, 09:46 AM

Those who have had plantar fasciitis, have you ever tried Kuru

shoes? If so, would you recommend them?

I've got it right now and just now found the ad about Kuru shoes.

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Reply Those who have had plantar fasciitis, have you ever tried Kuru (Original post)
raccoon Dec 2016 OP
marybourg Dec 2016 #1
liberal N proud Dec 2016 #2
auntAgonist Dec 2016 #3
mrmpa Feb 2017 #4
nolabels Mar 2017 #5
raccoon Mar 2017 #6

Response to raccoon (Original post)

Thu Dec 15, 2016, 10:09 AM

1. Not familiar with that brand.

I buy Vionic slippers and thong sandels. At night I wear black elastic bands from Amazon. Complete relief!

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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Thu Dec 15, 2016, 10:16 AM

2. Best relief I have had is stretching

And keep stretching when it wanes. It has not bothered me for several months.

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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Mon Dec 19, 2016, 09:56 PM

3. I saw the ad but didn't click on it. What gives me relief ...

I place a hand towel on the floor and with the affected foot I pull the towel towards me using ONLY my toes.
I do this over and over again perhaps 5 times. It works and it's cheap

I hope you try it and it works for you too.

sit on a chair. bare feet. lay a towel in front of the affected foot. place only your toes on the edge of the towel. start moving your toes pulling the towel towards you. easy peasey.


good luck.
Merry Christmas!

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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Sun Feb 26, 2017, 09:31 AM

4. I had surgery.........

the fascitis was cut. About 5 days recovery. This was 10 years ago. Have never had pain again. Of course surgery was after weeks of physical and home therapy that did not help the pain at all.

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Response to raccoon (Original post)

Sun Mar 5, 2017, 11:14 AM

5. Mine started when I injured my heel bone

About 4 yrs ago I went to a (quack)podiatrist and after three appointments he was of the opinion that surgery was necessary and I had a bone spur. After reading quite a bit about it on the net I determined a conservative approach was more appropiate. Did stretching with a tennis ball and other routines.

Then I also found Dr. Scholls inserts with complete insoles (approx $20) and the ones for the heals (approx $10) used together worked good. This was after trying a few other things. Of course, I also went to using Sketchers WIDE FIT tennis shoes exclusively (I have wide feet). After about 18 months the plantar fasciitis was hardly an issue. And after four years I am pretty sure it's gone. You just have to remember to always baby and think of your feet when you got it. Try not to let anyone cut into you if you don't have to because you will never be the same. A couple of hernia surgeries have helped me learn that lesson

Think of it as an investment for not having surgery (which 6o to 70% doesn't work anyway)

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Response to nolabels (Reply #5)

Sun Mar 5, 2017, 12:12 PM

6. I'm with you on that, on avoiding surgery whenever possible. Thanks! nt

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