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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Every morning when i wake up the top of my foot and sometimes my heel. It hurts more some days than others, but shortly after walking I am fine.?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had surgery on my knee a week and and a half ago and the brace they have me in rubs on my heel an my heel is starting to hurt worse than my knee.. It wakes me up at night any advice?
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
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