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A 37-year-old member asked:

My foot is sore and the calcaneous hurts when i walk. what could be wrong?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Plantar fasciitis: It sounds like you have developed plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Michael McGlamry
Podiatry 30 years experience
Stress fracture: Though a less likely cause of heel pain, stress fractures continue to hurt and likely hurt more with activity while plantar fasciitis usually resolve after a short period of time after getting up. Diagnosis is clinical exam, xrays and if unsure MRI or bone scan.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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