Are there any long-term outcomes after plantar fasciotomy?
Just like any other procedure, fasciotomy has its short-term and long-term effects. Your doctor will explain to you everything you need to know about them before the surgery.
Plantar fasciotomy is an efficient procedure; studies show that more than 80% of the patients who undergo this surgery benefit from positive outcomes 5 years after the surgery.
In other words, more than 90% of these people still achieve pain relief on the long-term. Long-lasting complications are rare, and they might include dorsal foot pain, opposite foot pain, heel pain.