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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Valins
43 years experience in Podiatry
Multiple: Achilles tendinitis absence fat padding posterior spurring.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience in Podiatry
Heel pain: There are approximately 32 causes for severe heel pain. Those causes include heel spur pain syndrome, fracture, achilles tendinitis, rheumatoid arthri ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Heel spur/fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis with or without heel spur is classicallt very painful upon first few steps after rest before leveling off a bit with continued activ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Plantar fascitiis: Stress fracture, plantar fascial tear, nerve compression, tarsal tunnel syndrome, bone spur, bone tumor....Start with those.
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Plantar fascitis: Heel and arch pain can be from inflammation of the plantar fascia. Relieve with nonsteroidals., stretching exercises and ace type bandages.
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Varies: Could be tendonitis, heel spur, fractures, fascitis.Suggest you get examined.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Galyon
34 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Usually musculoskele: Two broad categories include musculoskeletal and neuropathic, which may both be triggered by a variety of other problems and organ systems. Example; ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Possibilities: Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Several things: Stress fracture, tendonitis, bursitis, neuroma.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Plantar fascitiis: is the usual culprit.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience in Podiatry
Many things: Without specifics it is tough to say. There are many things that cause heel pain. Fractures, nerve entrapment, sprains/strains, bone tumors, infecti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience in Podiatry
Depends: If pain is to the bottoms of the feet the most common cause is plantar fasciitis. The most common cause to the back of the heels is achilles tendoniti ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Could be numerous: Things, tendonitis, neuritis, stress reaction of bone. If you are a serious jogger it would behoove you to see a doctor (podiatrist or orthopedist) to ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience in Podiatry
Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, stepping on an object, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Callahan
23 years experience in Podiatry
Achilles tendinitis: If the area of pain is just above your heel this is usually achilles paratendoniitis. The gliding sheath the achilles' tendon runs through can sometim ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience in Podiatry
Toe pain: Much more information is needed in order to answer this question. The type of pain, when it occurs, is it on or off weight bearing or both, is there s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
36 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Flatfeet can cause any number of symptoms. A common symptom, is an accelerated arthritic change throughout the midfoot bones on top. This is because t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
See dr.: Can be ovarian torsion which is an emergency which also causes lightheadedness. Can be referred pain from lower lung infection or problem near diaphra ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Could be sacroiliac: Joint dysfunction or coccyx injury. Sacroiliac joint is the largest joint in your spine and hurts in people with pelvic imbalance. Happens in people ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience in Podiatry
Several things: Arch pain is usually related to plantar fasciitis/heel pain. There are several other conditions that can create pain in the arch itself like tendoniti ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Knee pain: Knee pain, even in the back, maybe caused by several things. Generalized arthritis can even refer to the back, BUT a Bakers cyst is common for pain i ... Read More
A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dhrumil Shah
Specializes in Family Medicine
Knee pain in back: Most common reason is condition called bakers cyst. Small fluid bulging of joint capsule. Benign and sometimes need surgery.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis: It could be plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain. This is a common source of arch pain. Other causes might include tarsal tunnel syndrome, ar ... Read More

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