Heel Spur Surgery Recovery Time

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Pain - heel

Home Care
  • Rest as much as possible for at least a week.
  • Apply ice to the painful area. Do this at least twice a day for 10 to 15 minutes, more often in the first couple of days.
  • Take acetaminophen for pain or ibuprofen for pain and inflammation.
  • Wear proper-fitting shoes.
  • A heel cup, felt pads in the heel area, or an orthotic device may help.
  • Night splints can stretch the injured fascia and allow it to heal.

Additional steps:

  • Apply moleskin to avoid pressure if you have...
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