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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Heel Pain (Definition)

Is most commonly caused by an inflammation of the plantar fascia (plantar fasciitis), but by no means is it the only cause. There are many, many things that can cause your heel to hurt, and the only way to find out which one it is is to visit a podiatrist or orthopedist. A good history and physical together with x-rays and sometimes an MRI ...Read more


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Why my heels hurt when I walk, I just started new job where I wear safety shoes, one they gave started the pain but then IV brought my own ones?

Why my heels hurt when I walk, I just started new job where I wear safety shoes, one they gave started the pain but then IV brought my own ones?

Try shoe inserts: Safety shoes can be unyielding. You need to have a cushion for your feet and since your job requires these shoes, go to any drug store and buy an inexpensive foam shoe insert. You most likely will be surprised at the relief they give. ...Read more

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Why do the bottom of my heels hurt to walk on in the morning nd after i rest?

Why do the bottom of my heels hurt to walk on in the morning nd after i rest?

Plantar Fascitis : Is what we see most often. Treat it by rest, ice, compression, elevation and injections can help along with proper stretching and custom orthotics work great too. ...Read more

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My heels hurt when i step down from bed after sleep or from car after travelling. The pain gets worse when i go shopping & walk for long hours. Why?

My heels hurt when i step down from bed after sleep or from car after travelling. The pain gets worse when i go shopping & walk for long hours. Why?

Plantar fasciitis: Based upon what you are describing, it appears you have planta fasciitis. That is inflammationof the ligament that attaches to your heel. Improper support of the arch with cause pain in your heel. It will be worse upon awankening or after being seated for awhile. Custom made orthotics is the best conservative treatment for this problem. ...Read more

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Podiatry question: when i walk, my heels hurt and they seem to be extra sensitive. What is causing this?

Podiatry question: when i walk, my heels hurt and they seem to be extra sensitive. What is causing this?

Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful during the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. Check with your podiatrist to rule out nerve damage, stress fracture, or other bony problems. ...Read more

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Im on my feet for 12 hours as a nurse. My heels hurt me so bad i can barely walk by the end of my shift. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Im on my feet for 12 hours as a nurse. My heels hurt me so bad i can barely walk by the end of my shift. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

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 more

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Having pain Achilles heel pain hurts dull pain can't walk no injury so what could b causing this awful pain?

Having pain Achilles heel pain hurts dull pain can't walk no injury so what could b causing this awful pain?

Spur, tendonitis: Can be achilles tendonitis, heel spur or bony prominence called haglunds deformity. Is there only pain with shoes or any time when walking even without shoes? This may help in determining cause. ...Read more

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Why my heels hurt when I get off from bed at night, hurts when I walk on it and its only on the right leg's heel?

Why my heels hurt when I get off from bed at night, hurts when I walk on it and its only on the right leg's heel?

Plantar fascitis: Inflammation of the plantar facia, or covering of the bottom of the foot is your most likely diagnosis. You may have developed a bone spur on the right or both heels, exacerbating the problem. You need to see a podiatrist, who will xray you feet to look for abnormal bone growth, recommend orthotics, topical or oral antinflammatants, a cortisone injection into the affected area, or a surgical fix. ...Read more

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Severe heel pain in right foot. Sometimes hurts to even walk. Sometimes add pressure helps with the pain, temporarily. What could be the problem?

Severe heel pain in right foot. Sometimes hurts to even walk. Sometimes add pressure helps with the pain, temporarily. What could be the problem?

It gets Worse.: The answer to that question begins with knowing the location of the heel pain. Is it on the bottom, back or sides. Most commonly, it is on the bottom and the problem is usually plantar fasciitis. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more