If these treatments do not help, your doctor may give you
splints that you wear at night, shots of
steroid medicine in your heel, or other treatments.
You probably will not need surgery. Doctors only suggest it for people who
still have pain after trying other treatments for 6 to 12 months.
How long will it take for the pain to go away?
Plantar fasciitis most often occurs because of injuries that have
happened over time. With treatment, you will have less pain within a few weeks.
But it may take time for the pain to go away completely. It may take a few months to a
Stay with your treatment. If you don't, you may have
constant pain when you stand or walk. The sooner you start treatment, the
sooner your feet will stop hurting.