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My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

Check and see: If you have flatfeet, this is a common complaint amongst flatfeet foot types. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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I have a sharp pain in my heels it hurts when I stand for a long time I am very active I workout and I teach zumba.?

I have a sharp pain in my heels it hurts when I stand for a long time I am very active I workout and I teach zumba.?

Overuse Injury: The pain you are experiencing can be caused by the overuse of the achilles tendon relative to the plantar fascia. Also, the compression of the medial calcaneal nerve may cause compression "sharp" pain to the area. The repetitve nature of zumba and impact can have a negative effect on the heel, especially if you are not wearing the proper shoes during teaching. ...Read more

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My heel hurts?

My heel hurts?

Many causes: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My heel hurts what can it be?

My heel hurts what can it be?

Several poss. causes: Heel pain can come from a mild injury, such as jumping off a fence. It can come from overuse, such as hiking 5 miles when one is not a hiker. There can be irritation/inflammation of the arch area of the foot, or at the achilles' tendon from the calf, both of which are connected to the heel. Sometimes there is a bony heel spur at the bottom. A primary care, orthopedic, or podiatry doctor can help. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my heel hurts?

Why does the back of my heel hurts?

Find the cause...: Heel pain can result from a number of different reasons. Common causes are bone spurs, inflammation where the tendon connects to the heel, bursitis and possibly even plantar fasciits. I would seek the attention of an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What can I do if the inside of my heel hurts?

Plantar fasciitis : Sounds like you have planter fasciitis. You can do stretching of your calf muscle and take anti-inflammatory medication. You can also massage your plantar foot before you get out of bed. If this is not help then seek the advice of your local podiatrist. ...Read more

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What should I do when my heel hurts really badly?

What should I do when my heel hurts really badly?

Get examined...: This could represent any number of conditions. I would see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon to get a diagnosis and start treatment. www.aofas.org. ...Read more

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My heel hurts for days. What should I do to care for it?

My heel hurts for days. What should I do to care for it?

It depends on cause: It depends on the cause your pain, but you could try a few conservative treatments. Apply ice to the painful area. Wear supportive, cushioning shoes. Consider NSAIDs such as ibuprofen. Also avoid any aggravating activities such as running or jumping. If you have a history of an injury or if the pain doesn't improve after a couple days, see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my heel hurts for days how do I care for it?

Plantar Fasciitis: I would suggest stretching exercises with a belt, towel or resistance band around the ball of your foot pulling towards yourself. Also, rolling your foot over a frozen water bottle for 10 minutes helps (with socks on) ...Read more

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One part of my right heel hurts very much when i wakeup and step out of bed, what can I do?

One part of my right heel hurts very much when i wakeup and step out of bed, what can I do?

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, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read more

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Usually after physical activities my heel hurts every time i take a step. Why does that happen?

Plantar fasciitis: The ligament that helps support you arch is being strained (plantar fascia) try more supportive shoes and achilles stretches. If that doesn't help then custom made orthotics would be next step. ...Read more

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Heel hurts for a couple months now. There's a time it gets painful out of nowhere. Why is that?

Plantar fasciitis?: are you a runner? sounds like plantar fasciitis. Does it feel like there is randomly a knife in the heel? you should try ice, lots of stretching of the achilles tendon, and gentle massage of the bottom of the foot while using a little bit of lotion. use alive or motrin over the counter. there is no benefit to prednison injection. ...Read more

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Last week I jumped off a 7ft fence and since them the bottom of my right heel hurts. What should I do?

Last week I jumped off a 7ft fence and since them the bottom of my right heel hurts. What should I do?

See your podiatrist: This is either a stress fracture, plantar fasciitis or a compressed nerve causing the pain. You should see your foot doctor soon to help determine what the problem is and get an early resolution to this problem. ...Read more

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The inside edge of my heel hurts with every step for 5 minuets afer I stand up. I see nothing there. What is the problem?

The inside edge of my heel hurts with every step for 5 minuets afer I stand up. I see nothing there. What is the problem?

Plantar fasciitis : This is a very common cause of heel pain. It's most painful when you take your first steps of the day and after you get up and walk after being off of your feet for awhile. Heel cord (achillies' tendon) stretches, ice and nsaid's are good initial treatments. Splints, shoe inserts, therapy and oral steroids are used in more persistent cases. This problem usually resolves and rarely needs surgery. ...Read more

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My heel hurts when i wake up every morning , but it gets better after half hr , but pain whenever i m seated for more than half hr . What is the cause?

Plantar fasciitis: There are many potential causes, but probably the most common is plantar fasciitis. Stretching out the plantar fascia and possibly using an NSAID are good initial attempts to treat it. If it does not get better, a night splint can help. ...Read more

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What do I do if my heel hurts to put pressure on it?

What do I do if my heel hurts to put pressure on it?

Get examined...: This could represent any number of conditions. I would see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon to get a diagnosis and start treatment. www.aofas.org. ...Read more

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