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What Are Likely Causes Of Pains In The Heel Of Your Foot
Plantar fasciitis : The most likely cause is something called plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick tissue that attaches to the heel bone(calcaneus). It can become inflamed and cause pain with walking and running. It can be treated by stretching, anti-inflammatory drugs, and heel cups(can get at pharmacy or sports store). Try a google search for the exercises. Sometimes a cortisone injection may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neuropathy: In my practice, the most common cause of both foot pain and numbness would be from a condition called diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes, over time, damages the nerves of the body. With nerve damage, symptoms such as numbness and pain in the foot are common. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Foot pain: Congrats for recognizing that your feet are not supposed to hurt! there can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more
Foot cramps: Leg and foot cramps can be caused by many different things such as low potassium to nerve problems to circulation problems. You need some blood work and possible doppler to check for circulation problems unless you already suffer from systemic issues you have not disclosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Plantar fascitiis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several causes: Foot pain can be caused by diabetes, low back injuries, toxic metals, poor circulation, etc. In traditional chinese medicine, the liver is often prioritized for evaluation and treatment. I have found that foot pain from liver sources often are worse when getting up from bed and then subside. ...Read more
Plantar fasciitis: It could be plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain. This is a common source of arch pain. Other causes might include tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, tendinitis, circulation issues or neuropathy. See a podiatrist to help sort this out for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be seen: There are a variety of causes. Compromised arterial or venous circulation is common, easy to diagnose, and usually treatable. If this is a peripheral neuropathy, which a physician can detect easily, finding the precise cause is one of the most challenging workups in medicine but needs to be done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the possible causes of poor circulation in the leg with top of foot burning the day before?
Causes of poor : Leg circulation can be smoking, elevated cholesterol, fatty deposits in the arterial wall, radiation exposure. There are systemic diseases like diabetes that have increased chances of developing peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease does not develop overnight so your day before top of the foot burning pain is not such an important clue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several types!: Spondylitis or degenerative disc disease which causes facet arthritis. Certainly there are many causes for lower back pain other than these two. The first is inflammatory, the other causes osteoarthritis of the facet joints! the former more likely affects younger people, the latter is more common with age! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes!: Tailbone pain is called coccydynia! there are many causes: trauma; inflammation where the coccyx attaches to the sacrum, as in spondylitis; infection (rare); periostitis, etc. You need to see someone knowledgeable about this type of pain. It can be a doc from several specialties. Good luck! ...Read more
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