I've been battling a bad case of PF for about 5 or 6 months. I'm going to physical therapy, rolling my foot and calves and using a frozen water bottle. It is better, but still healing. I think part of the problem is being a 51 year old female whose hormones are affecting my fascia, tendons and ligaments. My physical therapist said it seems like my arches have fallen a bit and of course, said I need supportive shoes, blah blah blah. My question: have any of you gone through this and what was the final outcome? Were you able to continue with minimalist shoes or barefoot?