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I have a really sore heel--what can I do for this?

I have a really sore heel--what can I do for this?

Depends: What part of the heel is sore? Any open skin?Or is it the bottom of the heel? Pain upon first getting out of bed = plantar fascitiis, if on the back of the heel can be achilles tendonitis or haglunds deformity. More info is needed to properly arrive at a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Sore heel. What should I do?

Plantar fascitiis: Is a common condition that causes heel pain. If you have pain on the first few steps in the morning or after periods of rest this is likely what you have. Try icing it, wear an arch support, night splints can be helpful for reducing the morning pain. Take antiinflammatories like alleve or motrin....If pain persists see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have had a sore heel for a month?

I have had a sore heel for a month?

Heel pain: Heel pain can be a stress fracture of the calcaneus, nerve entrapment, bursitis, enthesopathy, or fat pad atrophy. The most common cause, however, is plantar fasciitis. See a podiatrist who can examine it properly and give you your answer and the treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate pain from a sore heel?

Ice it: Try antiinflammatories, wear a night splint and an arch support, stretch. Seek podiatric consult if the above are not working for you. ...Read more

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How can you heal a sore heel?

See a doctor.: A sore heel should be evaluated by a physician. It could be many things. Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. This is an inflammation of the ligament on the bottom of the heel which often causes pain upon rising in the am. A podiatrist will most likely give you a quick accurate diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have really bad sore heel and it hurts. Any cures for this?

I have really bad sore heel and it hurts. Any cures for this?

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 more

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What to do if I have a really sore heel and not sure why?

Fasciitis: Most common reasons are plantar fasciitis or heel spur. Anti-inflammatories, gel heel cups or gel insoles with good arch support can all be very helpful. Improper support from your shoes maybe contributing to this. See a podiatrist if these modalities do not help. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate a sore heel?

How can I alleviate a sore heel?

Get diagnosis 1st: Heel pain can originate from a number of different causes. Although plantar fasciits is a common cause of heel pain it is by no means the only one. See an orthopaedic surgeon to get a diagnosis. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more