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I have all the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, but I don't even have flat feet?
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4 doctors agree
In brief: Don't have to
To get plantar fasciitis you don't have to have flat feet.
Any one can get it more common in diabetics, it is due to inflammatory changes in plantar fascia it causes severe pain while walking, steroid injection may help along with distribution of weight with supports.

In brief: Don't have to
To get plantar fasciitis you don't have to have flat feet.
Any one can get it more common in diabetics, it is due to inflammatory changes in plantar fascia it causes severe pain while walking, steroid injection may help along with distribution of weight with supports.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not uncommon
Pf is an overuse injury.
It can occur with any foot type. Ice, stretch, good shoes and supports are very important. See your foot specialist for a thorough evaluation and treatment discussion. Dr l.

In brief: Not uncommon
Pf is an overuse injury.
It can occur with any foot type. Ice, stretch, good shoes and supports are very important. See your foot specialist for a thorough evaluation and treatment discussion. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many causes of PF
Plantar fasciitis is associated with overuse, poor footwear, overuse, tight or weak calf muscles, weight gain, flat feet or high arches.

In brief: Many causes of PF
Plantar fasciitis is associated with overuse, poor footwear, overuse, tight or weak calf muscles, weight gain, flat feet or high arches.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not Necessarily
Not everyone with plantar fasciitis has flatfeet.

In brief: Not Necessarily
Not everyone with plantar fasciitis has flatfeet.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Don't need to
Plantar fasciitis can occur in any shaped foot.

In brief: Don't need to
Plantar fasciitis can occur in any shaped foot.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not just flat feet!
Plantar fasciitis is inflammation in the thick, fibrous band of tissue that helps support the arch of your foot.
This can occur because of poor shoegear (unsupportive flats, heels, flips flops, old canvas shoes), an increase in activity (training for an athletic event), or an increase in weight or other stress to your feet. See your podiatrist for treatment options.

In brief: Not just flat feet!
Plantar fasciitis is inflammation in the thick, fibrous band of tissue that helps support the arch of your foot.
This can occur because of poor shoegear (unsupportive flats, heels, flips flops, old canvas shoes), an increase in activity (training for an athletic event), or an increase in weight or other stress to your feet. See your podiatrist for treatment options.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Dr. Libby Putnam
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