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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Bony growth on heel: A heel spur is a bony growth usually at the insertion of the plantar fasscia of the foot. With continued stress on the foot, the bony growth can grow ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Bony heel prominence: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
No cure: There's not a "cure" for heel spurs but treatments to decrease the swelling and pain around the spur. Typically a heel spur is the sign for plantar f ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretches: "Heel spurs" are most commonly associated with plantar fasciitis. Stretching and NSAIDs can help in mild cases, orthotics, shots, and even surgery ar ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
The most common: Symptom pattern is called post static dyskinesia--pain that is worst when you first stand up. This happens when you first get out of bed int he morni ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Nothing fast: Use ice, stretching, supports & antiinflamatories.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Singer
37 years experience Podiatry
Heel pain: If you are having heel pain it could be cause by plantar fasciitis. This is a ligament type band on the bottom of the foot. Heel spurs normally do not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Several things: If you are having heel pain then you can begin a stretching and icing regimen. Stretch the calf muscle and the bottom of your foot. Nsaid's, steroid i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: The best way would be either an x-ray or diagnostic ultrasound.

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