Noticeable Decrease in Plantar Fasciitis Pain with Inferno, Freezie and Ultrasound

I have plantar fasciitis, which began over 20 years ago and has gotten progressively worse. I stand for prolonged periods of time, often 5-8 hrs a day as a fine arts painter.

I have spent approximately $1000 for various custom made inserts, tried several types of expensive shoes supposedly designed for plantar fasciitis, had two sessions of physical therapy at different clinics, sought treatment with a podiatrist who mainly wanted to do an expensive surgical procedure and offered no other treatment than more inserts. None really successful.

After about 2hrs researching plantar fasciitis on Google, I decided to try MendMeShop. After about two weeks of adherence to the treatment plan outlined by MendMeShop there was a noticable decrease in pain and I am well pleased with the results so far. If improvement continues at the present rate I should be pain free before years end.

Rating: Five Star Rating

David Farmer, Kentucky


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More Plantar Facts:

The plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot in carrying the weight of the body.


Approximately 90% of women and 40% of men with plantar fasciitis are overweight.


It frequently affects athletes, people who are on their feet all day and those over 40 years of age.


Among professional athletes, plantar fasciitis is one of the 5 most common foot and ankle injuries.


If left untreated the condition could become chronic and can lead to a host of other issues.


Most sufferers are able to overcome the pain with non-invasive therapy.


Night splints prevent contraction and stretch your plantar fascia while you sleep to help with pain.


Treatment includes avoiding the activity, icing the inflammation, gently stretching and warming the area.

 

I was hesitant to purchase the dorsal night splint since I thought that it would be awkward to sleep with, but with a limited budget I decided to purchase the splint and the freeze wrap for treating plantar fascitis. Within less than 2 weeks I noticed that I could walk without pain when I got up in the morning! This was amazing, since it usually took several minutes of severe limping before I could walk normally in the past. I just did a trip with my husband where we walked on hiking trails for up to 5 miles each day and my foot did just fine. I was amazed that I could do all this with only 2 weeks of treatment!

Rating: Five Star Rating

Sandy Kubillus


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Dear Paul, I wanted to e-mail you and let you know how things are going. In your last e-mail to me you made a very profound statement that I had never heard before. I have been to several doctors over the past 10 years and not any one of them ever told me that snapping hip syndrome was a manifestation of short leg syndrome. I truly think that many of my problems are layers that have had to have been slowly peeled away to find out what the problem is that is causing each and every one of them. I thought about the statement that you made and I applied it. Several years back I had a chiropractor tell me that I had short leg syndrome and that I had fallen arches in my right foot and leg. He ordered me an orthotic and a lift to make up the difference. My foot hurt all the time and my right hip hurt all the time and so I stoppd wearing them. A few years later I discovered that I had a bad right ovary. Once I had a doctor that agreed that it was bad and removed it and all that pain went away I was left with my right foot hurting. I found arch supports that made that better but then I had the bursitus and snapping hip syndrome symptoms. No Doctor knew what to do for me and basically tried to give me pain medication to cover it up. I don't want to cover anything up. I want to find the root of the problem and treat it. So, I got to thinking about your statement. (I know it seems like I am going around this same tree, but I will get there) My thought was that because of the pain I was suffering from my ovary, maybe with that all gone I should try the lifts again and see what happens. I am telling you...that one little statement you made took care of my bursitis and my snapping hip syndrome. I am no longer suffering from any of that. I am sleeping well at night. Thank you for your statement. You just don't know how much that has meant to me. You don't know me, you have never met me but you literally saved the quality of my life. It took me a few days after I read your e-mail to put two and two together so to speak but it was worth trying again. Thank you so much.

Rating: Five Star Rating

Vickie Wilkins


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Do I Need Plantar Surgery?


Plantar Fasciitis Surgery is a Last Resort

Not every plantar fasciitis condition requires surgery.

It's generally understood by doctors and surgeons that surgery will introduce more scar tissue into your foot. This added scar tissue will be problematic, requiring physical therapy and often significant treatment post-surgery. If not dealt with properly, your foot could end up in worse condition than before the surgery! This is why surgery is only performed as a last resort.

More than 90% of people with plantar fasciitis will improve within 10 months of starting non-surgical remedy with a conservative treatment plan (reference: 1, 2). This is why most doctors, physicians and orthopaedic specialists will recommend conservative therapy for minor foot injuries before considering surgery.

Some of the most effective conservative treatment methods to avoid surgery are:

  • Rest - This is important for initial healing because without an appropriate amount of rest you are at risk for increased inflammation, pain and re-injury to your plantar. This can make your injury even worse, worsening tears or injuring other areas of the foot due to overcompensation..
  • Avoid Activities that Caused Your Injury - While resting your foot it's also important to avoid all activities that may have caused your injury in the first place and this definitely includes pretty much any type of sport. Continuing on with regular activities will not only make your injury worse, but limping to 'work around' your injury will eventually give you over-compensation injuries in other areas of your body (like your opposite foot, or hip & knee pain due to your limping gait).
  • Apply Effective Cold Compression
    Effective Cold Compression = Treatment with a Plantar ColdCure Wrap®
  • Use Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy (BFST®)
    Effective BFST® = Treatment with a Plantar Inferno Wrap®.
    You can use your own blood flow to maximize healing of damaged tissue, maintain healthy blood flow to your plantar, decrease recovery time, and boost overall long-term healing.
  • Protect Your Injury Between Treatments with Medical Support Tape - Medical Support Tape will take the stress off of your injured connective tissue, further reducing risks of re-injury or further strain.

Be Careful About Cortisone

Cortisone is an injectable anti-inflammatory drug intended to reduce swelling and inflammation in the plantar plate

Steroid injections can provide temporary relief from the pain of tendon related injuries and are very popular. However, these injections should generally be avoided if possible as they weaken the tendon and may lead to a rupture. If you do opt for an injection, doctors usually recommend that you do not participate in strenuous activities for several weeks to reduce the risk of a rupture.

"In other words, in some way, the cortisone shots impede full recovery, and compared with those adopting a wait-and-see policy, those getting the shots 'are worse off'. Those people receiving multiple injections may be at particularly high risk for continuing damage. (reference: Reynolds, G. (1288). Phys Ed: Do Cortisone Shots Actually Make Things Worse?. Well. Retrieved 17 November 2016, from website)

"Complications of cortisone shots can include:

  • Joint Infection
  • Nerve Damage
  • Thinning of skin & soft tissue around injection site
  • Temporary Flare of Pain & Inflammation in the Joint
  • Tendon Weakening or Rupture
  • Thinning of Nearby Bone
  • Death of Nearby Bone
  • Temporary Increase in Blood Sugar"
"Risks - Cortisone Shots - Mayo Clinic". 2016. Mayoclinic.Org. Accessed November 17 2016. website

 

For acute (new or recent) plantar, or sesamoiditis injuries that have the ability to heal on their own - your doctor may even suggest use of a removable foot brace. A removable foot brace can be very helpful to prepare you for physical therapy sessions and mobility exercises.

However, prolonged use of a removable foot brace or long-term rest (restricted movement) without proper exercise or stretching can make your plantar condition worse. If your foot remains completely immobilized and at constant rest, the edges of your soft tissue tear will begin to fill in with scar tissue as part of the healing process. You may also have on-going symptoms of pain, swelling, inflammation, and even poor blood flow circulation.

What Happens When You Are Not Using
Conservative Treatment Methods (as Outlined Above)

Plantar Fasciitis, Sesamoiditis and Heel Spurs are all injuries that cannot really be ignored. If you choose to ignore the injury, then this means you will still be walking around and putting your full body weight on soft tissue (strained and/or partially torn ligaments & tendons) that is already compromised. This means it will inevitably get worse.

    Here is what to expect:
  • Since the tissue is still inflamed, lack of proper blood flow will drop your healing rate to a crawl.
  • Continually straining the soft tissue (just by walking on it) worsens the injury and will introduce more scar tissue.
  • Increased scar tissue buildup will tighten the soft tissue in your foot, decreasing your already limited flexibility.(reduced range of motion)
    If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, this means that when you get out of bed in the morning and try to put some weight on your foot, it will hurt a LOT - this is due to less flexibility in the plantar ligament.

Since the ligaments/tendons of the foot cannot flex as much as they once did, walking on it just introduces more scar tissue and continuously worsens the injury. As you can see this is a cycle that just gets worse and worse, eventually becoming a chronic (long term) injury. This is the cycle you need to stop or you will probably wind up having surgery once your injury becomes chronic.

What Are the Two Biggest "Gotchas" When Treating My Plantar Fasciitis Using
Conservative Treatment Methods?

The Absence of Pain Does Not Mean Your Injury is Gone

After most of our clients use a Plantar ColdCure Wrap® as instructed, the plantar fasciitis pain disappears very quickly. This where most people wrongly associate the pain with the injury, whereas in truth, almost all of the pain really came from the inflammation and swelling. Once the inflammation is gone, do not assume you are fully healed.

Time Is Not Your Friend

So you have used cold compression and most of the pain is gone, but it's been a couple of months and the injury keeps flaring up. If this is you, then you probably know why this is happening now... the injury was never full healed. To really heal a plantar injury or sesamoiditis, cold compression is helpful - but you really need to stay off your feet until it is healed, and you don't need me to tell you this takes ages. This is why the Plantar Inferno Wrap® is such an important tool. It basically gets you healed up fast, so you can get back on your feet fast and avoid the re-injury cycle.

When the swelling has gone down and the pain has reduced, this is the perfect time to use the Plantar Inferno Wrap®. A treatment with the Plantar Inferno Wrap® will substantially increase blood-flow to the treatment area - it literally supercharges your body's rate of healing. We also highly recommend that our clients treat themselves with the BFST® wrap first thing in the morning before getting out of bed. This is important, as the treatment is proven to increase elasticity and flexibility in the plantar ligament; it will decrease the chance of re-straining the plantar ligament at its most vulnerable time - after a long period of inactivity.



Why Your Plantar Injury Won't Heal


If our body is designed to heal our own injuries, why does it take so long to heal?

When we have an injured ligament, muscle, tendon or bursa, this means the tissue and cells are damaged. Your body responds to this damage with healing right away. During this healing process the injured tissue spasms. These spasms are contractions, and are meant to hold the tissue still to prevent any further injury.

    Swelling and inflammation is your body's way of:
  • Creating localized pain to tell you something is wrong there and to stop moving it, and
  • Sending blood to the area to start healing. Healing at this point will also expand the blood vessels in the injured tissue - they enlarge and swell causing you pain. This pain is a signal for you to lessen activity that would put anymore undue stress on your foot.

However, there is are significant problem with swelling and inflammation with regard to healing rate. Once soft tissue (such as your plantar ligament) is inflamed, blood-flow is restricted. The body heals itself by sending nutrients through the blood to the injured tissue, and if the injured tissue is swollen, the blood-flow is greatly decreased.

Decreased blood-flow to injured tissue, prevents the damaged tissue from healing as fast as it would if the area wasn't swollen.

The other issue is that swelling is also very painful. With many conditions such as ligament and tendon strains (plantar fasciitis is a strained or partially torn plantar ligament), once you get rid of the inflammation, most of the pain will disappear as well.

Once the Pain is Gone, We Think Our Soft Tissue Injury is Healed.

So we start walking around on it, and then "boom" we get a sharp pain and then it starts all over. When this happens, the injury was never fully healed - and now it is worse! More scar tissue grows in the new tissue micro-tears and well, lets talk about scar tissue.

Scar Tissue - We Need It For Kick-Starting Tissue Tear Repair
But After That It is Nasty Stuff

injured plantar ligaments that won't heal might have a build up of scar tissue

Tendons, ligaments, muscle and other soft tissue in the foot are all meant to be soft and flexible, ready to work and move extreme forces in everyday activities. When I say extreme force, I mean try to imagine the amount of pressure that your body puts on your foot, even when you are just walking, let alone running.

Scar tissue grows in damaged tissue when it tries to heal; little tiny band-aids that overlap each other to bind tiny tissue tears together. With this added scar tissue, muscles & tendons & ligaments become rigid, less flexible and unable to handle the forces that it once could. If you're suffering with scar tissue now you may feel the effects with stiffness, tightness, weakness and tiredness in your foot.

Scar tissue can form fast to bring together the edges of a tear, but working fast doesn't mean that the job's done right. When scar tissue forms it doesn't come together as neatly as regular (healthy) tissue would. Scar tissue fibers will lay down over top of your tear in a cluttered, messy and jumbled up way.

On-going issues with scar tissue can result in soft tissue tears and increase chances of strain to nearby tendons or ligaments (as they are now handling higher forces due to overcompensation).

Scar tissue is one of the MAIN reasons why a chronic plantar or sesamoiditis injury has not healed.

Scar tissue will form fast to deal with a plantar or sesamoiditis injury, and this scar tissue will also attach to everything in the area, including the surrounding healthy tissue as well. This can result in a fusing together of the soft tissue in your foot that shouldn't be fused together, and this can cause extreme pain when you move. This is why physical therapy is often painful - the therapist stretches the joint, forcing the scar tissue bonds to break so you can regain your range of motion.

Scar tissue is a major problem especially when it comes to a foot injury - causing your injury to take months or even YEARS to completely heal!

You can quickly soften scar tissue and prevent further injury to your plantar fascia or sesamoid tendons/ligaments by increasing blood flow to that area. Treating yourself with the Plantar Inferno Wrap® is the easiest and most effective way to accelerate your recovery and deal with stubborn scar tissue.

When applied before activity or work, the Inferno Wrap® will also relax and lengthen your soft tissue to help improve your range of motion and prevent atrophy (tissue wasting & shortening) of your injured foot.

Overall, continued treatment with an Inferno Wrap® will maintain good health in your soft tissue and significantly reduce your risk of re-injury.




Minimize Your Chance of Foot Surgery with these Effective Conservative Treatment Options

If your doctor thinks you might be able to avoid surgery by using conservative treatments, you can join our many customers who have had great success treating themselves with the powerful treatment products we offer through AidMyPlantar.


What You Need to Treat Your Plantar Injury or Heel Spur Injury:

  • A Professional Cold Compression Plantar ColdCure Wrap® to reduce inflammation in your plantar ligament (as soon as possible).
  • A Deep Tissue Therapy Plantar Inferno Wrap® to increase Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy(BFST®) across the entire plantar and surrounding area.
 

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What You Need to Treat Your Sesamoiditis Injury:

  • A Professional Cold Compression Sesamoiditis/Wrist ColdCure Wrap® to reduce inflammation in the primary and secondary toe joint locations (as soon as possible).
  • A Deep Tissue Therapy Sesamoiditis/Wrist Inferno Wrap® to increase Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy(BFST®) to the treatment location.
 

Plantar Fasciitis and Sesamoiditis are common injuries and can happen to anyone. Right now there are thousands of doctors and physical therapists dealing with patients that require a solution to treat their foot injury fast and heal it (where possible). If you want to be pro-active about properly addressing your foot injury, speak to your doctor about adding to your treatment with AidMyPlantar's system utilizing BFST® and ColdCure Technology® Cold Compression.


The AidMyPlantar Therapeutic At-Home Healing System Gives You:

  • Products that are approved by the FDA for use in the hospital or at home.
  • An Inferno Wrap® with deeply penetrating Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy right into your soft tissue where you need treatment most. Learn more about why the Inferno Wrap® is such a fantastic tool here.
  • A cold compression ColdCure Wrap® that relieves pain, inflammation and swelling fast with consistent cold temperatures that WON'T reach temperatures so low that it causes cryoburn (like ice or blue gel packs full of anti-freeze and chemicals). Learn more about the ColdCure Wrap® here.
  • Our Gel Packs are made of Food-grade, non-toxic gel that can be chilled in the fridge or freezer.
  • Every Cold Compression ColdCure Wrap® includes a total of 3 Gel Packs so you will never run out! You can keep 2 charging in the freezer while using the other and keep switching them out if needed.
  • Medical-grade, soft, plush, neoprene wraps that meet ISO 10993 bio-compatibility testing - providing the safest product for cold compression and Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy treatment.


If Surgery is Required

Ok, well the good news is that AidMyPlantar conservative treatments are also highly effective for plantar fasciitis post-surgery recovery. To learn more about how to get started with recovery after surgery, click here.



The Next Step Is Up To You!

Living with pain is never easy as it affects your entire lifestyle. Living with pain during or after an intensive surgery and lengthy rehabilitation period can be even harder! What is more important than taking your best shot at trying to heal your plantar fasciitis or sesamoiditis before signing up for surgery?

Blood Flow Stimulation Therapy for your plantar fascia will speed healing, encourage tissue re-growth and help to get rid of scar tissue.

Doctors and Surgeons are always improving the technologies used in surgery, and results from surgery now are much more positive than they were in the past. However, all surgeries introduce scar tissue, and recovery from foot surgery is often disappointing. If you do wind up getting surgery, know that rehabilitation at-home while attending regular physical therapy or doctor appointments is vital for your overall recovery. It is especially vital to the foot and knee areas, as they consistently handle extreme forces (body weight). Consistent exercise and conservative treatment on a daily basis during your rehabilitation while working with your doctor, surgeon or physical therapist is key - and this is why you should seriously consider maximizing your recovery by using the Inferno Wrap® and ColdCure Wrap® at home once you are approved for physical therapy.

AidMyPlantar.comstands out in this regard as our goal is to help you keep your foot healthy for the long-term in a cost effective manner. This might mean healing your plantar fasciitis without needing surgery. If you couldn't avoid surgery, then our tools can also help you recover from surgery more quickly and completely..

We strongly believe that we can help you, and we have thousands of happy clients to back this claim. You are welcome to try our products for a 60 day period.. If you are committed to following the treatments outlined in the product instructions we are very confident that our BFST Wraps® and ColdCure Wraps® will aid you immensely. If you do not receive the benefits that countless of our other customers have experienced from our products, call us, mail the product back to us and we will provide you with a full product refund.


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Our customer service lines are open 7 days a week helping people understand their injuries and how to treat them. Simply call toll free 1-866-237-9608 to place an order with one of our knowledgeable Product Advisers. They have the ability to answer all your questions...ensuring you only receive the products you need.

If you are still uncertain about how we can help or if you would like to discuss issues regarding your soft tissue injury, do not hesitate to contact a AidMyPlantar Advisor immediately by phone or email.

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Plantar Fasciitis Facts:

Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the ligament that runs along the arch of the foot.


This condition affects over 2 million Americans.


Sufferers experience an intense stabbing pain in the heel.


Heel spurs can be caused by plantar fasciitis.


50% of people with plantar fasciitis have heel spurs.


The pain is most severe in the morning after the tissue has contracted during sleep.

 

I came across the MendMeShop while searching online for remedies for Plantar Faciitis. The Inferno Wrap that I purchased has been well worth the price. First it fits very well and is easy to put on and take off and it puts out the right amount of heat with its adjustable temperatures. Also I found this firm very easy to work with as I did have some product questions and they were very responsive. I would recommend them to anyone.

Rating: Five Star Rating

Dennis Ensor


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After much research on-line for a company and products to solve my severe planter fasciitis issue in both feet, I purchased several products from MendMeShop. Today, eight weeks later, my planter fasciitis is gone!! Customer Service followed up a few weeks after the purchase to address any issues I might be having. They really care about their customers and resolving there health issues. There product information is first rate and informative. Most importantly, their products worked!! When's the last time you bought something on line and you can say it was worth every penny you paid for it? I walk everywhere with no pain. I have shoe inserts for added support and I use the Inferno Wrap device now only on occasion to insure I remain pain free!! Thanks to the outstanding folks at MendMeShop for their excellent products, service and care you exhibit for your customers!!

Rating: Five Star Rating

Mike Rademacher


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Dear Mend Me Shop, I was suffering from the beginning stage of plantar fasciitis and the freezie ice compression and the inferno wrap were a great help to me! The pain and inflammation is gone and if it creeps back up, I use the products for about 30 min each and it takes care of it! I have already recommended it to family members that also have plantar fasciitis. Sincerely, Lara

Rating: Five Star Rating

Lara Lenard


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