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Occasional Heel Symptoms
Why would my left heel hurt after i exercise? Doesn't hurt till15-30mins after I have left the gym. Just started about a week ago. No other symptoms.
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain is a very common reason for pain in the bottom of the heel. There can sometimes be a bursitis under the heel as well. Other causes of heel pain can be tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, a stress fracture, referred nerve pain among others. Talk to a podiatrist to help sort this out. Stretch consistently and make sure your shoes are in good shape. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The most common: Symptom pattern is called post static dyskinesia--pain that is worst when you first stand up. This happens when you first get out of bed int he morning and can happen even when you've been sitting down even for a few miniutes. The plantar fascia stiffens from the inflammation [spurs themselves rarely are the cause of pain] and you feel it as it streches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a knot on the right side of my heel. I don't feel it on my other heel. It only hurts in that place occasionally walking downstairs. What is it?
Healing Heels.: I'm betting that the pain is on the right side of your left heel. Specifically on the lower inside. Tis would be consistent with a minimal plantar fascial irritation. A little more information would help this along, because it most certainly be other things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am only 16 and have no health conditions. I get an occasional tingling sensation in my heels. What could cause this? Is it a concern?
Should not be concer: If you are in good health and have had medical check ups with your pediatrician, than there should not be a concern.But if it persists and gets worse get it checked. ...Read more
Plantar fasciitis: Heel spurs alone don't cause pain. The pain is most likely from plantar fasciitis. Stretching exercises, anti-inflammatories, orthotics, night splints and physical therapy can aid in the treatment of plantar fasciitis. If these therapies don't work, a physician might be required to perform injection therapy, electrotherapy or even a surgical release of the plantar fascia. ...Read more
Heel pain but does not match planters fasciitis symptoms. Not in arch but heel. Worse after extended activity. Fine in morning. Possibilities?
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