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How To Help Heel Pain
See your PCP for the: Initial evaluation and get some pain meds from her/him, and investigations could be started. Then see a podiatrist/ foot ; ankle doc as you wish. Most likely its planter fasciitis, requiring pain meds, stretching exercises/ splints, night splints, pain/steroid shot, proper shoe wear, with heel cushion/pad, etc.. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I m suffering from constipation plus heel pain i dont know wht to do , is there might be a difiency in my body plz help.
I have been getting foot & heel pain 4 a few mths but now the pain is constant & painful it's in both feet left hurts more than right what would help?
Severe heel pain in right foot. Sometimes hurts to even walk. Sometimes add pressure helps with the pain, temporarily. What could be the problem?
Is ultrasound ever used on the bottom of the heel to check for injuries, or problematic veins and arteries? Heel pain, orthotics don't help. No spur.
Yes: ultrasound can assess the plantar fascia for abnormalities like plantar fasciitis and fibromatosis. It can also assess for nerve problems that can cause heel pain. However, you have to find someone who is experienced in using ultrasound for that purpose and this is not always easy. Recommend that whoever you see is registered for musculoskeletal ultrasound. They should have an RMSK certificate. ...Read more
Will an ankle brace help with heel pain on same foot ? Can I try small orthotic with ankle brace at same time? My shoes are very big.
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