A 40-year-old member asked:
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what do you suggest if i have a sharp pain in back of my foot, above the heel?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like : Achilles tendonitis. If it is, you may want to try a small heel lift, eccentric excercises and ice or epost salt soaks in warm water.
Answered on Aug 30, 2018

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