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A 50-year-old male asked:

What are some options to orthotics for heel pain? they don't help. neither do inserts. do i want cushy or firm? pain high even w/stretch/ice/nsaids.

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Just a thought: Heel pain and a male your age may be due to a systemic disorder which should be ruled out! Ask your PCP about REITER'S SYNDROME (ARTHRITIS) Hope this is helpful BTW Orthotics should be PRESCRIBED by a foot specialist (PODIATRIST) Dr Z

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