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I am a 28 year old housewife. My weight is 78 kgs and my height is 166 cms. Sometimes, my left heel pains very badly. What should I do?
Time mostly: If the pain is in the heel in the bottom of the foot, that would be consistent with plantar fasciitis and getting heel cushions can help but it still takes weeks to months to resolve. Pain in the back of the heel can come from bursitis or tendonitis and is a completely different problem. Bottom line, see your primary care phyiscian and find out what your diagnosis is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why would my left heel hurt after i exercise? Doesn't hurt till15-30mins after I have left the gym. Just started about a week ago. No other symptoms.
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain is a very common reason for pain in the bottom of the heel. There can sometimes be a bursitis under the heel as well. Other causes of heel pain can be tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, a stress fracture, referred nerve pain among others. Talk to a podiatrist to help sort this out. Stretch consistently and make sure your shoes are in good shape. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tendon tightness: High heels alter a person's gait along with changing the stress placed through the foot. Chronic high heel wearing can lead to tightening(shortening) of the calf muscles/tendons over time. Going to a flatter shoe can then lead to these tightened structures becoming irritated or shifting stress to other foot structures causing pain or irritation. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plantar fasciitis: Irritation of the soft tissues that attach to the heel bone causes this disabling pain. It usually feels worse when getting out of bed or a chair. See your local podiatrist for prompt accurate diagnosis and treatment. Ice massage your heel and arch and wear supportive shoes until you can be seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rest and good shoes: Is it in the back or bottom of the heel? Has there been any trauma or have you felt tearing in the area? Is the area swollen or appear deformed with a lump or dip? I do not know what you have but if it is (most common) plantar fasciitis: good rubber shoes, easy stretching, motrin, sports rub, orthotics, rest, night splint, steroid, physical therapy and in about 5 % of the time surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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