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what are some causes of plantar fasciitis?

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Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
A few things: Injury to the heel and/or ach, overuse, worn out shoes, inadequate stretching, and faulty foot mechanics can lead to plantar fasciitis. See a podiatrist for specific diagnostic and treatment information.
Answered on Feb 27, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Injury: Stepping on a rock, off the curb wrong way, wearing flats with no arch support, overuse etc.
Answered on Nov 21, 2019

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Bad shoes: Arch support is important. High heels a bad idea.
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
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No: podiatrist c an treat plantar fascitis with exercises etc Get vertigo investigated by your doctor.
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Reevaluate: You need the massage, the ice, but you need clarification as to why this is persistent.

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