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Pain Around Heel
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 during the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. Check with your doctor to rule out nerve damage, stress fracture, or other bony problems. ...Read more
My anterior superior iliac spine seems to be prickin me...Also I have pain around the heel...I am 38 years old?
Hip/Foot Connection: Prinkling sensations are nerve. These nerves can run down from the back across the front of the hip into the foot. Nerve pain in your foot typically has no swelling associated. You do not need to have back pain to have this problem. See a neurologist or physiatrist to check this theory out. They can also be quite separate issues with the painful heel more of an issue right now. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
Right heel pain around middle of heel and outside of heal, as well. Makes walking difficult and painful. Any suggestions?
Have it evaluated.: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Etoshine: Probably not as it is an anti inflammatory medication . See the doctor that recommended it for an evaluation. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers