Shockwaves fired into my foot cured my crippling pain – and got me back into heels

Shockwaves fired into my foot cured my crippling pain – and got me back into heels | UPDATED: 23:26 GMT, 3 December 2012 'My left foot started to hurt when I walked,' said Rosemary Smith Most of us can’t wait to kick off our shoes at the end of a long day at work and rest our weary feet.

Me and my operation: How a teaspoon of my own blood banished years of foot pain

Me and my operation: How a teaspoon of my own blood banished years of foot pain | UPDATED: 21:28 GMT, 16 April 2012 Patients with conditions such as tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis, which triggers pain under the heel, are being injected with their own blood to boost healing.