Plantar Fasciitis

I play basketball at my high school. My heel has been very painful to walk and run on. I asked the trainer about it, he said it sounds like plantar fasciitis. He wraps it before games and practice. I ice it after practice and take a tennis ball and roll it around on my foot to stretch it out. The pain hasn't decreased. Some pain has moved to the outside of my heel too. What can I do to help my heel heal? Do i need to see a orthopedic doctor?

Posted By Nathan on January 14, 2008 at 21:19:19:

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