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Danville, CA
A 38-year-old female asked:

Feels like a bruise at the area of of the foot where the heel and arch connect. no recent injury. pain is consistent from morning till night. ?

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Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Pain Management 32 years experience
Plantar Fasciitis: What you are describing is consistent with plantar fasciitis or irritation of the arch of your foot or possibly a heel spur. Simple treatments include a gentle streching program, icing, and/or over the counter arch supports and anti inflammatory medications. If these do not help you should be seen by an appropriately trained provider and an X ray of the foot should be obtained to start.

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