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October 1st, 2018
Woman with Plantar Fasciitis with Shoe Off

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition of the foot in which the fascia (band of tissues) reaching from the heel to the toe becomes inflamed, as reported by WebMD. As such, the pain and inflammation could be from tiny tears within the tissues or as a result of overuse and overstretching. Even so, most report that plantar fasciitis is worse early in the morning, after sitting for a long time or following exercise. In any case, however, painful symptoms can linger for months, and can dramatically affect one’s quality of life.

Common treatments for plantar fasciitis include foot bracing, strapping and cortisone injections. Yet, a regenerative approach using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a viable alternative that heals the injury and provides long-term improvement and pain reduction.

The process of PRP Therapy involves taking a small sample of a patient’s blood and placing it in a centrifuge machine, where the blood is spun and separated into components. The concentrated plasma is then re-injected into the area of injury or pain, where it releases growth factors needed for tissue repair. What’s more, the growth factors signal the body’s production of growth cells, which aids in healing. Therefore, the use of PRP leverages a body’s own healing capabilities. In addition, the amount of PRP utilized can be adjusted based on the extent of injury and the needs of a patient.

Precision Counts!

While PRP Therapy is becoming more recognized as a viable alternative to pain medications and invasive surgery, patients must understand that precision counts. In other words, the effectiveness of PRP therapy requires a deep knowledge and understanding of human anatomy, as well as proper placement of the injection. For instance, if an ankle injury has contributed to a patient’s plantar fasciitis pain, it is important to treat the ankle injury as well as the foot pain. After all, the key is to establish healing and restore function, and a strong ankle is needed to support the foot.

Dr. Dehdari of Advanced Healing Institute is a highly respected and experienced radiologist, with a reputation for remarkable technique and precision. If you are suffering from plantar fasciitis or foot pain, call the Advanced Healing Institute to schedule an appointment with Dr. Dehdari today.

Posted on behalf of Advanced Healing Institute

22972 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA, 92630

Phone: (949) 239-3206

Our Patient Reviews

Advanced Healing Institute

5 / 5.0

Based on 31 reviews

Rich G.

Dr. Reza is a genius. My knee has been bothering me for YEARS since I tore my meniscus playing football. Achy, bothersome, with occasionally a limp. I went into to get PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and it was everything I thought it would be and then some. The whole procedure took less than an hour, very little to no pain and in less than 24 hours my knee felt brand new. If you are looking for a quality Doctor who offers PRP -- go here! The rates are very on point. He is literally THOUSANDS of dollars less than some other clinics and believe me he does such an amazing job, he could charge 10x's and it would still be worth it. Don't sit there suffering, get up and get help. I am actually thinking of getting my other knee done and its not really necessary. Lol.. 10 STARS...

Angel K.

This place is amazing. I took my aunt to Dr. Dehdari since she was in so much pain to her left knee due to Arthritis Dr. Dehdari explained to us about PRP and after the PRP procedure she has no more pain. When we went there she was using a cane but right now she doesn't use it at all. PRP works miracle.

Marina S.

Had the PRP procedure and I have to say no pain at all, going on 6 weeks, if you decide to have the PRP listen to Dr. Dehdari's instructions thoroughly and do the physical therapy, it works and I am so pleased and it's getting better and better as days go on, Dr. Reza Dehdari is the best and very emphatic in explaining all your questions soothing away your doubts, and he checks up on you to make sure all is well, after the PRP procedure. Very trustworthy PRP procedure and his assistant Sandy is also the sweetest caring person you will ever meet. I'm a satisfied customer and patient.

Angela Gabrielle Guison

I was suffering from plantar fasciitis for 3 months. It has now been 4 weeks since my PRP treatment and I am now pain free!! Great clinic & staff and great natural treatment!

Chad M.

Dr. Dehdari comes across authentic and spends the necessary time to really understand the situation. Highly recommended

Axis Avalos

Quite simple experience. Showed up to appointment, I was taken right away to room for PRP injection. Doctor was friendly and willing to try to help me, while many other doctors just told me they did not know what I had and told me they couldn't help my pain and sent me away. Nurse was quite nice as well. Will return for second set of injections for more pain reduction.

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