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What causes pain in the heels of my feet?

What causes pain in the heels of my feet?

Heel pain: People usually describe pain in one of two places as "heel pain". Pain on the bottom is typically due to plantar fasciitis (www.Drmarkgalland.Com 1/16/13), while pain on the back may be achilles tendonitis. Please let me know if you have any further questions. ...Read more

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Have sharp pains in the ankle and arch of my foot?

Have sharp pains in the ankle and arch of my foot?

? Plantar Fasciaitis: You may well be describing a condition called plantar fasciaitis. This is usually worse the first thing in the morning with the first steps. Heel pain and pain in the arch can be signs of this. Stretching the foot out is the answer. Google it! otherwise, see your pcp or see an orthopedist or foot and ankle specialist and get a good evaluation. There may be other issues at hand (or foot?)! ...Read more

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Dr. Tso Chen Dr. Chen
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Pain in feet. Mostly outer side and heels. Difficulty walking.

Dr. Tso Chen Dr. Chen
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Pain in feet. Mostly outer side  and heels.  Difficulty walking.

Poor foot support: You may have poor foot support. Condition like plantar fasciitis is quite common; it can result in pain in the heel. Make sure you wear a pair of shoes with good arch support or get a pair of shoe inserts. If condition continues, then consult with a podiatrist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a high arch in feet cause muscle pain in legs and feet?

Can a high arch in feet cause muscle pain in legs and feet?

Yes: Try wearing arch supports or orthotics and make sure you stretch. I.E achilles tendo stretching, calf stretches etc. ...Read more

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What causes shooting pains in your feet and big toes?

What causes shooting pains in your feet and big toes?

Many causes: There could be medical issues causing your pain such as circulatory issues, diabetes, nerve issues, foot deformity, injury among other causes. Seeing a podiatrist would answer this question, and get you started on appropriate care. ...Read more

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Terrible pain in the soles of my heels. Why so?

Injury: You may have injured your heel and it may be swollen or creating p;antar fasciitis. You should see a doctor if the pain is that bad. ...Read more

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Cause of Pain in arch area of foot, top and bottom of foot ?

Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read more

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Can flat feet cause pain in the tops of your feet all the time even when resting and pain in knees?

Yes: Absolutely. Having flat feet can alter the way you stand and walk and cause pain in the tops of the feet and into the knees and even the back. Some cases do respond to the use of an orthotic. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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On feet all day. The soles of my feet feel like they are expanding. More pain in arch.

On feet all day.  The soles of my feet feel like they are expanding. More pain in arch.

Need comfort shoes: You are describing a common complication of being on your feet the whole day. Buy comfortable shoes and also rest with elevated legs if it is possible. ...Read more

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Feet constantly achy, and are in excruciating pain after standing all day. Can't walk barefoot at all. Bone pain everywhere in feet. Causes?

Feet constantly achy, and are in excruciating pain after standing all day. Can't walk barefoot at all. Bone pain everywhere in feet. Causes?

Weight Mgmt critical: Our feet are made up of 26 bones and lots of ligaments and very small muscles & tendons that attach them to the bones.That means that being overweight places extreme pressure on our feet.When combined w/standing all day probably for work I assume,our feet can be crushed.I would work w/your MD & nutritionist to explore options now that new meds are out which might jumpstart or augment diet changes ...Read more

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Getting pain in both feet arch and heel of feet just came on after wearing flat shoes for aweek?

Support Your Arch: Your foot needs support.When one wears flats, all the pressure is in your arch.The supporting bone structures, tendons and muscles now need to fully support your feet all day and everyday.If you don't wear good supportive shoes and good arch supports, eventually the muscle, tendons and joints become fatigued and pain begins.Get back in to good supportive shoes and soon it should resolve. ...Read more

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Numbness in the tops of both feet (same areas) for over two weeks, very tired, random stabbing pains in arms, legs and tummy and tingling in hands.

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Numbness in the tops of both feet (same areas) for over two weeks, very tired, random stabbing pains in arms, legs and tummy and tingling in hands.

See neurologist: You appear to have a systemic neurologic problem which requires the attention of a neurologist. I'd rather not venture a guess at this time. ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

What does sharp pain in leg and weird sensation in arch of foot mean after long walk in heels?

Something is wrong: Anytime you have pain, there is something wrong. There are a few possibilities. It could be the foot pain comes first, i.E plantar fascitis and as a result you are compensating or walking differently and then getting the leg pain. Knowing if you are flatfooted or have a high arch would help but in either case an orthotic might help. A nerve problem should also be ruled out. ...Read more

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