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What can I do for a heel pain when I walk

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
Podiatry 22 years experience
Stretch: Make sure you are stretching your calf muscle on both feet. Ice the bottom of your feet at the end of the day with a frozen water bottle. If you can... Read More
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 12 years experience
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
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain ma... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Patel
Podiatry 32 years experience
Bottom heel pain: especially after resting sounds like a condition called Planter Fascitis. You should see a podiatrist for evaluation and xrays as well. In mean time d... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Heel pain: Heel pain that comes on when you stand is often caused by plantar fasciitis. However, other causes include achilles tendinitis, stress fracture or hee... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Garcia
Podiatry 21 years experience
Possibly: That is the usual early presentation for plantar fascitis. Rest, ice and stretch... If the pain continues see a podiatrist for further evaluation and ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Heel pain: Unfortunately many things can cause heel pain in a child with jia. It depends on the age, what medicines he's taking, where in the heel, is there feve... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Miles
Podiatry 26 years experience
Heel pain: After ruling out fracture, cyst, or tumor, most heel pain is caused by a ligament in yet bottom of the foot. Try over the counter arch supports such a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Call the doctor.: Stop walking until you can an opinion from your doctor. You may need some more physical therapy and/or semi weight bearing ( crutch assistance). Witho... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heel pain: Sudden onset of severe heel pain warrants a doctor visit to determine the cause and receive appropriate treatment.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Kids: Though its more common in males it may be severes disease. Check in with local podiatrist x-ray will be able to tell.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Spur, tendonitis: Can be achilles tendonitis, heel spur or bony prominence called haglunds deformity. Is there only pain with shoes or any time when walking even withou... Read More

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