- Inflammation, heel pain and bone spurs are found in patients with Reactive Arthritis.
How did I get this?
- Reactive Arthritis is caused by an infection which may also affect the eyes and urinary tract.
What can I do about it?
- Anti – inflammatory pain medication will give some relief, but you will require medical attention
What help can I get for this?
- Your doctor may order blood tests and prescribe antibiotics, anti-inflammatories and immunosuppressants.
- Your podiatrist will help with footwear advice and modification, insoles and orthotics to reduce load on the painful areas.
When will it get better?
- Managing the symptoms may provide fast relief, but treatment may take weeks to eradicate the infection and settle inflammation.