I read with interest the article but didn't notice on first reading anything about
the tumors. I noticed they recommend a cortisone injection as a diagnostic test. I wonder if that would help you even if the nerve entrapment is caused by little tumors???
It was interesting that they said pronation is a probable cause of Baxters and also of plantar faciitis. Do you have a wedge in your orthotics? I have to laugh at the commercials that claim getting those $350 over-the-counter ones will cure pf. They don't even have wedges available, not to mention they don't accept insurance. You did right by seeing a podiatrist for your foot problem.
Is it in both feet?
I'm trying out tramadol 100mg extended release. The regular 50mg immediate release doesn't last long enough and I get in trouble all the time when I'm too late taking the second pill which I need 4 hours later. It's funny that I'm fine the rest of the day if I get the second pill on time, often don't need anything until the next morning. The 100's don't release enough right at first, but they do last 12 hours, and I don't need a noontime pill. It probably won't help the heel pain much, but it's pretty good for fibro muscle pain.