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Left side of left heel pain even to touch I can't move my toes without it hurting?

Left side of left heel pain even to touch I can't move my toes without it hurting?

Left side of Heel: Three major structures pass by the outside of the heel. The peroneus longus and peroneus brevis tendons and the sural nerve. If there is significant tendonitis, the inflammation can also irritate the nerve causing the pain that you describe. Have that checked by your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Heel Pain (Definition)

Is most commonly caused by an inflammation of the plantar fascia (plantar fasciitis), but by no means is it the only cause. There are many, many things that can cause your heel to hurt, and the only way to find out which one it is is to visit a podiatrist or orthopedist. A good history and physical together with x-rays and sometimes an MRI ...Read more


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I have bad heel pain on the sides. The pain is worst when I get up and start Walking, but get accostemed to it after about a min.

I have bad heel pain on the sides. The pain is worst when I get up and start Walking, but get accostemed to it after about a min.

Plantar fasciitis: This may be plantar fasciitis. It usually presents with heel pain when you step down on it. It is often worst first thing in the morning or when you get up after sitting for a while. It can be relieved with ice, stretches and placing heel cups in your shoes (both shoes, even if only one hurts). If this does not work try some soft shoe inserts with a good arch support or see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Heel pain. One side. Sharp. In tendon. What is a quick fix?

More info needed: If the heel pain is on outer side and at the back it could be related to pump bump and one simple solution would be to wear back less shoes. ...Read more

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I have localized heel pain on the right side of it (not far enough down to be plantar fascia). Could this be a stress fx?

Xray: Could be a stress fracture or peroneal tendinitis. If rest, ice, and OTC anti inflammatories fail to resolve the pain go see your local podiatrist for evaluation ...Read more

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Sir, I have a severe heel pain in inner side of the heels which follow to the upper portion of the joint. It has burning sensation and pain.?

Sir, I have a severe heel pain in inner side of the heels which follow to the upper portion of the joint. It has burning sensation and pain.?

Heel pain: Pain on the inner side of the heels that extends up the inner side of the ankle is frequently caused by posterior tibial tendonitis. See a podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I walk 3 miles a day and have heel pain on sides of heels do I've tried 4 types of sneakers and my foot in general is high arched like I wear high heel?

I walk 3 miles a day and have heel pain on sides of heels do I've tried 4 types of sneakers and my foot in general is high arched like I wear high heel?

Bone spur?: Pain in heel may be from a small bone spur. Please see your doc who may order an x-ray and find out. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have heel pain on the right side of my left heel. Hurts even when resting. It's on the bone so doesn't seem like plantar fasciitis. What could it be?

Varies: There are a number of other possibilities, the more common of which include tarsal tunnel syndrome, a calcanesl stress fracture, a tendinitis of the Achilles' tendon to name a few. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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GP said plantar fasciitis, but I've no heel pain, and it doesn't 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 doesn't 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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Right foot inner side near heel hurts walking and putting weight on it?

Right foot inner side near heel hurts walking and putting weight on it?

Right foot pain: On inside could possibly something called planter fascitis. Make sure you are wearing good supportive shoes and seek a foot doctors help if pain persists. The doctor will examine your foot, may be take an xray and recommend treatment options. ...Read more

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How I can traet my heel pain?

How I can traet my heel pain?

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. ...Read more

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What causes severe heel pain?

What causes severe heel pain?

Plantar Fasciitis: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis.
This is an inflammation or strain of the plantar fascia which is a ligament on the bottom of the foot.
Walking without shoes or wearing flats is a known cause of this condition. Running/athletic shoes will often help, as will arch supports. If it persists for more than a week or two, see a doctor who treats feet, such as a Podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure heel pain?

Is it possible to cure heel pain?

Absolutely...: There are many possibe reasons (plantar fascitis leaps to mind) that you may have pain in the heels, but try arch supports like spenco polysorb (http://www. Spenco. Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb) and otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve). If these don't help, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I deal with my heel pain?

Stretching: Night splints, orthotics, pt, medication all are effective. I suggest you see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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How should you deal with heel pain?

How should you deal with heel pain?

Get a diagnosis 1st!: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the heel. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with sharp pain in the feet should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis only should treatment be initiated. ...Read more

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How to cope with chronic heel pain?

Concentrate on: Getting rid of your pain. A diagnosis and treatment by a foot specialist is recommended. In all likelihood this pain can go away with proper care. ...Read more

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