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What causes your heels to hurt after a long period of walking?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh answered

Specializes in Podiatry

See below: Poor support my cause inflammation of the arch and excess strain on the plantar fascia.

Answered 5/8/2019

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Dr. Libby Putnam answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Fracture or PF.: Could be many things, but the two most likely are either a stress frature or plantar fasciitis. The best way to know is to get an x-ray of your foot. Another clue is when it hurts: stress fractures are all the time, while pf hurts most with the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting for a long time. See a podiatrist to rule out nerve entrapment or tendinitis.

Answered 12/10/2013

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