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I get pain in the arch or my foot or feet after marching band.What might be the cause of it? Are there any precautionsthat I need to take?

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In brief: Plantar Fasciitis

This is probably plantar fasciitis.
Make sure you are using good supportive shoes. Otc soft orthotics can help. The other treatments would be cortisone injections, taping of the arch, and achilles tendon stretching. Try to avoid going barefoot. Custom orthotics are also available.

In brief: Plantar Fasciitis

This is probably plantar fasciitis.
Make sure you are using good supportive shoes. Otc soft orthotics can help. The other treatments would be cortisone injections, taping of the arch, and achilles tendon stretching. Try to avoid going barefoot. Custom orthotics are also available.
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
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Dr. Richard Mallia
Over the counter anti-inflammatories may help also if taken as directed and one is aware of the possible side effects. A person taking Aspirin must be extra careful
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In brief: Need more info

Please give us more information so that your symptoms can narrow down possible causes.

In brief: Need more info

Please give us more information so that your symptoms can narrow down possible causes.
Dr. Steven Frydman
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In brief: You need support

The pain may be from stress on the plantar arch and may respond well to orthotic therapy for your feet.
You may want to try stretching before band practice and then using an ice pack for 15 min. After marching.

In brief: You need support

The pain may be from stress on the plantar arch and may respond well to orthotic therapy for your feet.
You may want to try stretching before band practice and then using an ice pack for 15 min. After marching.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Kirk Geter
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In brief: Need better support

Arch pain after activity may be due to a low arch.
This can put excessive pressure on muscles, ligaments, joints and bones. In a lot of cases this may require a more supportive shoe of arch support. Please take the time to have this evaluated by a professional.

In brief: Need better support

Arch pain after activity may be due to a low arch.
This can put excessive pressure on muscles, ligaments, joints and bones. In a lot of cases this may require a more supportive shoe of arch support. Please take the time to have this evaluated by a professional.
Dr. Kirk Geter
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