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Foot pain, started with Achilles tendon and now foot is swollen, hurts to bear weight and heel and arch of foot hurt, ankle area no longer hurts. ?

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Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Stretches do help

A fellow sufferer here, as well as several MDs in our practice.
The stretches on the link below do help, you will see progressive improvement. We all had a great deal of success with them. In fact I used to have relapses until I got religious about doing these. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plantar-fasciitis/multimedia/foot-stretches-to-prevent-plantar-fasciitis/img-2000823

In brief: Stretches do help

A fellow sufferer here, as well as several MDs in our practice.
The stretches on the link below do help, you will see progressive improvement. We all had a great deal of success with them. In fact I used to have relapses until I got religious about doing these. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plantar-fasciitis/multimedia/foot-stretches-to-prevent-plantar-fasciitis/img-2000823
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Plantar fasciitis

See a podiatrist for definitive therapy.
You may need medicine, foot supports or orthotics. Get advice about the best possible footwear for your condition.

In brief: Plantar fasciitis

See a podiatrist for definitive therapy.
You may need medicine, foot supports or orthotics. Get advice about the best possible footwear for your condition.
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Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
Emergency Medicine

In brief: See below

Plantar fasciitis causes similar symptoms.
An evaluation with your doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist will help.

In brief: See below

Plantar fasciitis causes similar symptoms.
An evaluation with your doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist will help.
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