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Is it o.k to use a cane when you have foot pain!

I was woundering if it is o.k to use a walking cane when you have what i have! Which is!
Plantar in my left heel of my foot! I found out at the doctors last night!


Asked by babyboomer1977 at 6:18 PM on Nov. 17, 2010 in Health

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  • Plantar is the anatomical name for the bottom of the foot - do you mean Plantar Fasciitis or Plantar Warts??
    But, Yes, using a cane is fine... the general rule is if you have a limp you should use a crutch/s or a cane. You can be totally none weight bearing or partially weight bearing. Do what you need to do to be pain free!! Good Luck!!


    Answer by Crafty26 at 11:44 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Ouch!! Those hurt. Use the cane.

    Answer by musicmom08 at 6:21 PM on Nov. 17, 2010