About Plantar Fasciitis Surgery (FAQ)
1. Will my insurance company pay for the Plantar Fascia surgery?
Almost all insurances will pay for Plantar Fascia surgery and almost ALL other types foot and ankle surgeries.
2. How soon can I walk after surgery?
Dr. Hormozi performs the most advanced and minimally invasive Plantar Fascia surgeries. This will allow most patients to walk immediately after surgery in a removable surgical shoe and to return to regular shoes by 2-3 weeks. Normal activity can be resumed in 4-6 weeks.
3. Is the surgery painful?
Since Dr. Hormozi performs minimally invasive Plantar Fascia surgery with very small incisions, most patients will only experience minor pain for about 1-2 days after surgery.
4. Will I be able to walk normally, exercise, run or wear high heels, after healing from my Plantar Fascia?
In most cases, yes.
5. What type of anesthesia is used for Plantar Fascia Surgery?
Most Plantar Fascia surgeries involve local anesthesia with Monitor Anesthesia care (light intravenous sedation). Sometimes general anesthesia may be required.