Q. How to cure a swollen and painful heel caused by plantar fasciitis?

Answered by
Dr. Lokesh
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Dec 15, 2021

Hello doctor,

I have had plantar fasciitis for the last year. My heal is swollen, paining so much, and I am unable to walk correctly.

Kindly help.



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This is a condition in which the fascia or the tissue at the heel is inflamed with pain in the morning.

Kindly take the following medications;

1) Tablet Peroxicam 20 mg once daily at night for ten days.

2) Tablet Rabeprazole 20 mg once daily at night before dinner for ten days.

3) Tablet Shelcal (Calcium and Vitamin D3) once daily in the morning before breakfast for 30 days.

4) Tablet D-Shine (Cholecalciferol) for one month.

5) Use Dolonex (Piroxicam) ointment.

6) Wear soft shoes.

7) Do calf stretching exercise.


Probable diagnosis:

Plantar fasciitis.

Regarding follow up:

Revert after ten days.

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