A 36-year-old male asked:
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i have a fracture at c2, i now feel nerve pain, pins & needles. could it be plantar fasciitis? is fracture cause of plantar fasciitis or vice versa?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
See md immediately: Nerve symptoms with a known spine fracture are concerning. See a doctor immediately preferably one with experience in spine.
Answered on May 11, 2014
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Fractures: Do not cause plantar fascitiis. The numbness and pins and needles can be caused by he fracture...You need to let your doctor know of your symptoms.
Answered on Sep 2, 2012
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
No: Not plantar fasciatis.
Answered on Sep 9, 2012
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: C2 fracture would cause problems most likely in the upper part of the body such as your arms, unless there is complete transection of the spinal cord at that level(c2).
Answered on Sep 13, 2012

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