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What is it that the heels of my feet hurt all the time?

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In brief: See a podiatrist

It can be due to a number of things- plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinitis, bursitis, stress fracture, arthritis, or tarsal tunnel.
The right diagnosis is necessary to properly address this. Unti then try some runner's stretches, making sure shoes have good arch support and cushion, and are in good repair. Over-the -counter arch supports can help as well. See a podiatrist if these do not help.

In brief: See a podiatrist

It can be due to a number of things- plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinitis, bursitis, stress fracture, arthritis, or tarsal tunnel.
The right diagnosis is necessary to properly address this. Unti then try some runner's stretches, making sure shoes have good arch support and cushion, and are in good repair. Over-the -counter arch supports can help as well. See a podiatrist if these do not help.
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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry

In brief: 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 for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See your doctor to rule out tendinitis, fracture, or nerve entrapment.

In brief: 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 for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See your doctor to rule out tendinitis, fracture, or nerve entrapment.
Dr. Libby Putnam
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