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What else can cause heel pain other than plantar fasciitis. Back and bottom heel pain. Feels good in am. Worse as day goes on.?

What else can cause heel pain other than plantar fasciitis. Back and bottom heel pain. Feels good in am. Worse as day goes on.?

Nerves, tendons...: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, but there are others, too. An irritated or entraped nerve can cause pain as the day goes on, as can tendinitis: the three most common being achilles, peroneal, or posterior tibial tendinitis. You may also have a haglund's deformity: a bony bump that can irritate the achilles from the inside. ...Read more

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Heel Pain (Definition)

Is most commonly caused by an inflammation of the plantar fascia (plantar fasciitis), but by no means is it the only cause. There are many, many things that can cause your heel to hurt, and the only way to find out which one it is is to visit a podiatrist or orthopedist. A good history and physical together with x-rays and sometimes an MRI ...Read more


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What causes severe heel pain?

What causes severe heel pain?

Plantar Fasciitis: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis.
This is an inflammation or strain of the plantar fascia which is a ligament on the bottom of the foot.
Walking without shoes or wearing flats is a known cause of this condition. Running/athletic shoes will often help, as will arch supports. If it persists for more than a week or two, see a doctor who treats feet, such as a Podiatrist. ...Read more

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What could cause morning heel pain?

What could cause morning heel pain?

Plantar Fasciatis: Is the most common cause of pain after rest. ...Read more

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What are some causes of my heel pain?

What are some causes of my heel pain?

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. Nerve damage is another option. ...Read more

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What can cause heel pain for 2 weeks?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or arch ligament strain is a common cause of heel pain in the bottom of the heel and/or arch.

Achilles tendonitis or bursitis can cause pain in the back of the heel.

A stress fracture or bursitis typically cause pain in the bottom of the heel.

Pain on the inner (medial or big toe side) heel and ankle might represent tarsal tunnel or nerve irritation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of heel pain?

What could be the cause of heel pain?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or arch ligament strain is a common cause of heel pain in the bottom of the heel and/or arch.

Achilles tendonitis or bursitis can cause pain in the back of the heel.

A stress fracture or bursitis typically cause pain in the bottom of the heel.

Pain on the inner (medial or big toe side) heel and ankle might represent tarsal tunnel or nerve irritation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my extreme heel pain?

Heel pain: Your heel pain could be due to many things, most likely it is due to plantar fasciitis or an inflammation of a ligament on the bottom of your foot that attaches to your heel. Of this pain has been persistent you should seek medical attention to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of this weird heel pain?

What are possible causes of this weird heel pain?

Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See your doctor to rule out tendinitis, fracture, or nerve entrapment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have heel pain on the bottom of my heel what's wrong?

What to do if I have heel pain on the bottom of my heel what's wrong?

Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See a doctor to rule out stress fracture or entrapped nerve. ...Read more

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What do I do when there is no obvious cause to my heel pain? What ways can I check to diagnose my pain?

What do I do when there is no obvious cause to my heel pain? What ways can I check to diagnose my pain?

See a podiatrist: Who will find the obvious cause that is why they are foot specialists. A podiatrist can evaluate your foot, take your history, and if need be take an x-ray or ultrasound to help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve heel pain whenever I walk or stand? What could be the cause

What can I do to relieve heel pain whenever I walk or stand? What could be the cause

Combo treatment.: If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of awful heel pain? Did the elliptical at gym recently but didn't bother me then.

What could be the cause of awful heel pain? Did the elliptical at gym recently but didn't bother me then.

Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See a podiatrist to rule out stress fracture or nerve entrapment. ...Read more

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I've been getting bottom heel and back of heel pain badly anything I can do? And when I get out of bed I can't walk without pain for a minute or so

Bottom heel pain: Especially after resting sounds like a condition called Planter Fascitis. You should see a podiatrist for evaluation and xrays as well. In mean time do some gentle stretching and ice massage in the area and wear good supportive shoes for relief. ...Read more

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Can sciatica cause heel pain?

Can sciatica cause heel pain?

Yes, but..: Although pain from an irritated nerve root can radiate into the heel, one would not have heel pain as an only symptoms. Sciatic pain is usually felt in the buttock, hamstring, calf and heel. If you are experiencing heel pain as the only symptom, it is extremely unlikely that it is coming from an irritated or inflamed spinal nerve. ...Read more

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What can cause heel pain when you walk in a child with jra/jia? Is there any connection between the two?

What can cause heel pain when you walk in a child with jra/jia? Is there any connection between the two?

Heel pain can also: Be a common problem known as sever's disease which can occur in any child. It is an inflammation of the growth plate below where the achilles tendon attached to the bone towards the bottom of the heel. Shoes, cleats and sneakers for younger kids sizes are not often made of well structured materials. And heel cups or heel supports over the counter may help. ...Read more

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Mild but uneasy heel pain, cause untraced increases the degree as days passed by, what medicine or food supplement or anything as remedial measure please. Thanks?

Plantar fascitiis: Would be my first choice. This is more a biomechanical issue and a good arch support is recommended, ice, mild stretching of the fascial structure as well as the achilles tendon. Antiinflammatories like allege or Motrin are helpful as well. If pain persists please consult your podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have heel pain on bottom after accidentally stepping on small plastic obj., been icing and try to stay off as much as I can. No bleed or skin break.

I have heel pain on bottom after accidentally stepping on small plastic obj., been icing and try to stay off as much as I can. No bleed or skin break.

Continue: If this happened today, keep up the good work. A few days of ice and rest should take care of it. If not, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a ankle sprain cause heel pain?

Yes: If you are compensating for the pain with weight bearing, then you can put more pressure on the heel and and have pain. You can also develop over use injuries such as plantar fascitis. ...Read more

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What causes peroneal tendon tear/dysfunction and inner heel pain?

What causes peroneal tendon tear/dysfunction and inner heel pain?

Trauma/age: Pttd or tear is very common in females. It is usually due to activities, flat foot, shoe gear and possible hormonal changes and pregnancies. The reason why the inside of your heel hurts, it is due the pathway the tendon travels. If MRI has been done and a tear is detected, many things could be done. Bracing, orthotics, and surgery can help. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can jra cause heel pain when walking? If not what are other possibilities?

Can jra cause heel pain when walking? If not what are other possibilities?

Number of things: Get checked by rheumatologist then get x-rays. Could be so many things like plantar fascitis etc. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I practice yoga regularly. Lately I have heel pain when I flex my right foot. The pain is fairly localized. What might be the cause?

I practice yoga regularly. Lately I have heel pain when I flex my right foot. The pain is fairly localized. What might be the cause?

Plantar fasciitis: One of the most common causes of heel pain is: plantar fasciitis is an inflammation or deterioration of the tissue that makes up your foot arch. Best managed with stretching your arch and soft supportive orthotics/shoe inserts. Night splints can sometimes be of benefit. Cortisone injections are also popular and effective. There has been recent interest in platelet rich plasma injections. ...Read more

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I have tried new orthotics (temporary), but I get burning on the bottom of my feet. Because of heel pain, I can't go back to the old ones. Plz advise.

Further examination.: It sounds like you need to see a Podiatrist so you can get to the bottom of your problem. There are a lot of questions that need to be asked if it is "heel pain" or plantar fasciitis. Add stretching, ice at night and keep shoes on. If no better, see a Podiatrist. Here is some one you can see,,,,,
http://www. Drsubotnick. Com/

Good luck. ...Read more

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Does heel pain cause headache in temporal area? Please help me doctor

No: Heel pain in general should not " cause" head pain; however, I do believe that pain in general can lower a persons threshold to have headaches in general. ...Read more

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Causes of heel pain. Constantly hurts but worse when I walk especially on stairs. Pain runs down back of ankle/heel. Had been getting worse 2x weeks?

Causes of heel pain. Constantly hurts but worse when I walk especially on stairs. Pain runs down back of ankle/heel. Had been getting worse 2x weeks?

Achilles tendonitis: Is what it sounds like. May need a course of antiinflammatory medication, heel lifts or wearing shoes with a bit of a heel; night splints, stretching exercises and PT can also help. It will take longer than you think to go away-it's the nature of the problem ...Read more

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My heel pain is ok on bottom but worse on back of heel. Orthotics do the job when I stand/walk but having trouble with heel when resting in bed?

Try a heelbo: Posterior heel pain from Achilles' tendon swelling or inflammation can be very annoying. Heel lift eases pain by decreasing tension on the tendon. Direct pressure while in bed may be helped by a heelbo which is a terry cloth sleeve with a built in foam pad that may help. These are available in most pharmacies. A small donut type pad placed into a sock may also be helpful. ...Read more

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I have heel pain in the bottom of my heel. Because I wear hard orthotics, it's very sore, back of heel padded to stop heel spurs. Apparently folded?

See your podiatrist: I recommend you discuss these concerns with the podiatrist who made your orthotics. Many types of orthotics can initially cause arch pain due to their hardness but the body adapts in a few weeks and this improves dramatically. ...Read more