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What are likely causes of pains in the heel of your foot?

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 more

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My heel on my right foot hurts. What are likely causes?

Heel pain: The most common cause of pain on the bottom of the heel is plantar fasciitis, but there are many other possible causes including entrapped nerves and stress fractures. If the pain is on the back of the heel, it may be related to Achilles tendinitis. ...Read more

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What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

Heel pain: When you have pain at the heel, it could be from several causes. Most common is plantar fasciitis, other causes are stress fracture, nerve impingement, flexor hallus muscle belly inflammation, fat pad atrophy, systemic inflammatory disorders (anklosying spondolitis, reactive arthritis syndrome, etc). Hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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What causes tingling on heel of feet?

What causes tingling on heel of feet?

This can be: an entrapped nerve. Sometimes referred to as tarsal tunnel syndrome or a basters nerve entrapment. If its on both feet it may be due to a systemic disease like diabetes. There are many causes, I am just mentioning common ones here. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the heels of my feet?

What causes pain in the heels of my feet?

Heel pain: People usually describe pain in one of two places as "heel pain". Pain on the bottom is typically due to plantar fasciitis (www.Drmarkgalland.Com 1/16/13), while pain on the back may be achilles tendonitis. Please let me know if you have any further questions. ...Read more

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What cause hsrd bump to the.Heels & souls of feet wirh pain?

Bumps: There are more than a few causes for this, and a physical exam by a podiatrist is indicated. ...Read more

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I have extreme heel and feet pain. Is there a cause and what can I do to alleviate it?

Plantar Fasciitis???: Although their are many possible causes to foot and heel pain, plantar fasciitis is a very common cause. Daily morning stretching and anti-inflammatory medications are usually very effective. However, before assuming plantar fasciitis, see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and give you specifics on treatments. ...Read more

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What causes heel foot pain?

What causes heel foot pain?

Plantar fasciitis : Most common cause for heel and foot pain is plantar fasciitis which is an inflammed fascia or ligament that supports your arch. It originates in the heel and ends in the toes. When you pronate or your arch flattens than there is tension in this band of tissue causing pain and inflammation. Best to do calf stretches, try otc superfeet inserts or see specialist for x-rays and custom inserts. ...Read more

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High heels. What's the most common injury to feet that heels cause?

High heels. What's the most common injury to feet that heels cause?

Metatarsalgia: Elevation of the heel shortens the achilles, places the ankle in its least stable position, and increases pressures on the ball of the foot, toes and metatarsals. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

Aging spots: These are typical normal aging spots located on the bottom due to small blood vessel capillary trauma over time. This is usually prevalent with diabetics, etc... If the spots are new and or itch or become raised, you need to see your podiatrist right away. ...Read more

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