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Heel Pain When Sleeping
I have heel pain/burning in the back of my heel. How can I rest it while in bed? Can I use a pillow? I usually sleep and rest on my back. Plz advise.
?bursitis: If you have some firm swelling over the back of the heel , you may have bursitis. Regardless, you can place your leg over a pillow, with your leg resting by its calf on the pillow. You can use aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen for the discomfort. If this persists, I suggest you seek a medical evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Start with heel pain, then Achilles tendon pain. Now both gone but pain goes to whole ankle. Feel ankle pain at dawn when sleep as well. No injury.
Plantar fasciitis: This sounds like you had plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. These two conditions commonly occur together. If the whole ankle now hurts other things could be going on as well so you should see a foot and ankle specialist and start doing some Achilles tendon stretching several times a day. ...Read more
My heels hurt when i step down from bed after sleep or from car after travelling. The pain gets worse when i go shopping & walk for long hours. Why?
Plantar fasciitis: Based upon what you are describing, it appears you have planta fasciitis. That is inflammationof the ligament that attaches to your heel. Improper support of the arch with cause pain in your heel. It will be worse upon awankening or after being seated for awhile. Custom made orthotics is the best conservative treatment for this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My heels hurt when i set foot down after sleep or after travelling in car for an hour or so. The pain gets worse when i walk for long hours. Why?
I am having a burning pain on my lower back right side. Also behind my right knee to my heel hurts, plus my right leg jumps uncontrollably and painful. Sometimes it hurts to walk and I am unable to get comfortable nor sleep. What could this be?
Having extreme pain in heels especially when i wake up from sleep or start from rest condition. Reduces with light walk and with routine walk increase?
Plantar fascitis: Night splints are very helpful.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sudden pain in right heel of the leg esp when pressing it and walking.no pain when sitting or sleeping.what coukd be the reasons?
Plantar Fasciitis: If no history of injury then most likely the plantar fascia. This is a thick fibrous band that inserts into the heel bone. Ice area at end of day, stretch this band, also the calf and hamstring. Do not go barefoot and by the best arch support you can find. If symptoms don't improve consult a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I am 22 and while playing basketball i landed heel first with my leg straight and a sharp pain with up that side of my back. It hurts to sleep.
I had a breast augment on sept18th, i'm still using the ted stockings and sleep on my back.Most nights i wakeup with a burning pain on my heels.Normal?
Burning feeling : This is not a normal feeling. I would recommend that you see your general practitioner about this. He or she should be able to sort out the causes of the burning sensations that you're having in your heels. There are quite a number of possible causes for that. Best wishes to you and hope you're feeling better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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