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Pains In Heels Of Feet
Plantar fasciitis : The most likely cause is something called plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick tissue that attaches to the heel bone(calcaneus). It can become inflamed and cause pain with walking and running. It can be treated by stretching, anti-inflammatory drugs, and heel cups(can get at pharmacy or sports store). Try a google search for the exercises. Sometimes a cortisone injection may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plantar fasciitis?: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of a painful heel. Nerve irritation, bursitis, bone bruising, stress fractures and arthritis can cause heel pain as well. See a podiatrist to sort out what is the cause of your heel pain, and what treatment options you have available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have abnormal lumps on the bottom of my feet. they send shocking pains. on my heels and balls. I have numbness. both of my feet in the same place?
Abnormal lumps: Should be seen by a doctor. One possibility are plantar fibromas.. These may or may not cause pain but usually don't cause numbness. You may have a concomitant case of tarsal tunnel syndrome or issues in your back causing pain to your feet. Best to see a doctor in person. Good luck. ...Read more
Can orthaheel sandles give you heel pain, or injure an otherwise healthy foot? My feet seem to feel like they have developed pains they did not have.
My husband has been having these sharp pains in his right foot from the heel to the center of his foot. He had a motorcycle wreck in 2000. Could they be related?
Really bad pains in both heels worse in left foot. Evening and morning have the most problem. Barely walk with pain. Have to tip toe some times?
Could be : Plantar fascitiis.Get a more detailed answer ›
My left heel has been numb for two years. Now my right heel is numb too. When I wake up, my toes are now numb and I have shooting pains in my feet.?
I am on my feet for work all day and recently i've been having sharp pains on the heel/lower arch of my left foot. I didn't notice until after massage?
Heel spur on back of foot &below back of foot. Achilles tendinitis visible bump on the side opposite of the ankle. Been years. Pains unbearable. Help?
Sick Achilles.: Your comments sound like the findings of a previous x-ray exam. I'm not sure what is meant by "bump on the opposite side of the ankle". If it is in the Achilles tendon, then extreme pain, could make sense. It sounds as though there is something amiss with your Achilles tendon. It would make sense to immobilize the ankle, and begin non-weight bearing until tendon imaging studies can be performed ...Read more
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