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Whats up with my heel? It hurts when I wake up.

Whats up with my heel? It hurts when I wake up.

Ice NSAIDs: Morning heel pain is a common complaint of patients with plantar fasciitis. The easiest thing to do at home is to rest, ice the area, and try a course of over the counter nsaids (like Ibuprofen or aleve) taken as directed and achilles tendon stretching. If these things don't work see a specialist for further treatment. ...Read more

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My heel hurts when i wake up every morning , but it gets better after half hr , but pain whenever i m seated for more than half hr . What is the cause?

My heel hurts when i wake up every morning , but it gets better after half hr , but pain whenever i m seated for more than half hr . What is the cause?

Plantar fasciitis: There are many potential causes, but probably the most common is plantar fasciitis. Stretching out the plantar fascia and possibly using an NSAID are good initial attempts to treat it. If it does not get better, a night splint can help. ...Read more

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The place behind the ankle bone and beneath the heel hurts when I wake up in the morning. Dwindles as the day progresses. What could be the reason?

The place behind the ankle bone and beneath the heel hurts when I wake up in the morning. Dwindles as the day progresses. What could be the reason?

Tendonitis/fascitis?: this sounds like inflamation of the insertion of the plantar fascia in the heel area. If it is worse in the morning, that is a sign. See a doctor and have him evaluate the issue, perhaps xray. Treatment will depend on the findings but might include a night splint, exercises, and ibuprofen ...Read more

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The heels of my feet hurt even if I don't stand on them. They hurt more when I wake up?

The heels of my feet hurt even if I don't stand on them. They hurt more when I wake up?

Could be : Plantar fasciitis and/or nerve entrapment such as tarsal tunnel. Possibly can be related to back pathology. Seeing a podiatrist is a good place to start. ...Read more

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I'm a nurse aide and I get this severe burning hurting feeling under my heels but when I wake up in the morning it hurts so much more.

I'm a nurse aide and I get this severe burning hurting feeling under my heels but when I wake up in the morning it hurts so much more.

Plantar Fasciitis.: This sounds like one of the classic symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Consult your specialist for the best treatment options for your particular situation. ...Read more

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My heels are killing me! could this be due to low arches or extra weight? They always hurt more when i first wake up. Specifically the right heel.

My heels are killing me! could this be due to low arches or extra weight? They always hurt more when i first wake up. Specifically the right heel.

Plantar fasciitis?: Inflammation of the arch can be quite severe and impairs ambulation. Fracture of bone/stress fracture can cause severe pain as well, but not likely without trauma/excessive use-i.E jogging/running/jumping etc..It is difficult to tell for sure what u have without examining your foot, but plantar fasciitis is likely. Arch support, motrin/aleve, stretching etc..If not better, consult doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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What can be causing my heels to hurt when i wake up ?

What can be causing my heels to hurt when i wake up ?

A # of things...: Get examined. This could represent any number of conditions. I would see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon to get a diagnosis and start treatment. To find one in your area go to: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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Having Sharp pain in heel with swelling near foot arc. Its severe in morning after i wake up.it hurts whenever i stand after sitting sometime.

Having Sharp pain in heel with swelling near foot arc. Its severe in morning after i wake up.it hurts whenever i stand after sitting sometime.

Plantar fasciitis: There are a number of possible causes and I would not hesitate to be seen. Among the more common is plantar fasciitis, which is thought to be an inflammatory contracture of the plantar fascia that supports the arch of the foot. Stretching the facia out or using an orthotic is usually the first line of treatment. ...Read more