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I have plantar fasciitis and my heel and arch hurts but now the side of my foot hurts as well. Is this unusual?

I have plantar fasciitis and my heel and arch hurts but now the side of my foot hurts as well. Is this unusual?

NO: You're walking differently to avoid the painful area, thus putting undue pressure on other areas of the foot. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Plantar Fasciitis (Definition)

Pain at the area where the band of tissue referred to as the plantar fascia on the bottom of the foot inserts into the heel bone. Too much tension brings on pain. Wearing flat shoes, going barefoot on hard surfaces can be some of the causes that bring this pain. Do not let it linger too long. Can last for months. Pain mostly when standing up ...Read more


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While running, the inside of my foot on the bottom left side below my heel starting hurting suddenly.Could it be plantar fasciitis?

While running, the inside of my foot on the bottom left side below my heel starting hurting suddenly.Could it be plantar fasciitis?

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 for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. ...Read more

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I recently had endoscopic surgery for plantar fasciitis, now I have numbness in my foot , across the heel and down the side of my foot, what's going on?

I recently had endoscopic surgery for plantar fasciitis, now I have numbness in my foot , across the heel and down the side of my foot, what's going on?

Local nerve: Bruising, pressure, inflammation, infection, may have damaged the local cutaneous nerve. See your surgeon . Did the numbness occur immediately or delayed? Local swelling, temperature, redness? ...Read more

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GP said plantar fasciitis, but I've no heel pain, and it doesnt hurt first thing in the morning. foot arch hurts, lateral side of feet starts hurting?

GP said plantar fasciitis, but I've no heel pain, and it doesnt hurt first thing in the morning. foot arch hurts, lateral side of feet starts hurting?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis is typically plantar heel pain normally first step out of bed in morning or getting up from rest. Pain in the arch can often be posterior tibial tendinitis. Pain on the outside of the ankle and foot could relate to the perineal tendons. ...Read more

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How is plantar fasciitis (pain in feet) treated?

How is plantar fasciitis (pain in feet) treated?

Plantar Fascitis: Stretch every morning your achilles tendon. Also if you have some spare time during the day stretch some more. Wear shoes with a heel. It will take some of the stresses off the achilles tendon. Also take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Plantar fascitis can often take a year to treat. Surgery is almost never necessary. ...Read more

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What to do if I have plantar fasciitis, how can I help my feet not hurt so badly?

What to do if I have plantar fasciitis, how can I help my feet not hurt so badly?

Plantar fascitis: Most common cause of heel pain is from plantar fasciitis, a pull/sprain of the plantar fascia from where it attaches to the heel bone on the btm of the foot. Txs include rigid arch support to decrease the pull of the fascia, combined with antiinflammatory medication (oral and/or injectable) to reduce the inflammation. A partial release may be done surgically in chronic cases that dont respond. ...Read more

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I've had plantar fasciitis for 3 yrs in both feet and have tried everything, is there a cure?

I've had plantar fasciitis for 3 yrs in both feet and have tried everything, is there a cure?

ESWT.: If you've tried supportive shoes, inserts, icing, stretching, and oral antiinflammatories for 6-8 weeks straight, you may need cortisone injections or physical therapy. Check in your area to see if eswt (sound wave therapy) is available, and in rare cases some people do require surgery. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis. I have tried everything and my feet still hurt! what can I do!

Exercise orthotics: I hope for your sake that you have not done everything that you can do. Initial treatment of plantar fasciitis includes orthotics and firm soled shoes. Rehabilitation can also be quite helpful in includes stretching of the hamstring and achilles as well as strengthening of the small muscles in the foot. Please see http://www.Eorthopod.Com/videos/plantar-fasciitis. ...Read more

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I was bitten several months ago, reaction bright red on feet, on fire, peeled several times. I am experiencing plantar fasciitis, is this from bite?

Not likely. : If they are at all related, it would likely be due to the way you have been walking. After the bite, if you were in pain, you would have changed your gait to compensate for the irritated area. You may have strained the arch and heel and caused plantar fasciitis to develop. (but most likely they are entirely separate.). ...Read more

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I'm having foot pain. Could it be plantar fasciitis?

I'm having foot pain. Could it be plantar fasciitis?

It could: Plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain is a very common reason for arch and heel pain in the boot of the heel. If in back of the heel, it could be achilles tendonitis or bursitis. If pain is strictly under the heel it may be bursitis. Other causes of heel pain can be tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, a stress fracture, referred nerve pain among others. ...Read more

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