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Can someone suffer back pain from ankle issues? Or heel issues?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

An abnormal gait due to ankle pain can certainly strain or injure your back.

In brief: Yes

An abnormal gait due to ankle pain can certainly strain or injure your back.
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

They may be indirectly related.
When walking, your steps may be altered due to pain in your ankle or heel. Multiple those awkward steps a few thousand times or less, and eventually the other parts of your body that compensates will also begin to hurt. Hope that helped!

In brief: Yes

They may be indirectly related.
When walking, your steps may be altered due to pain in your ankle or heel. Multiple those awkward steps a few thousand times or less, and eventually the other parts of your body that compensates will also begin to hurt. Hope that helped!
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Yes

Pain in the foot or ankle particularly if associated with limited motion/function can cause you to walk different and put a strain on your knee/hip and ultimately your back.
IN turn it can increase symptoms from an underlying problem with the back or cause it. See orthopedic specialist to get evaluated .

In brief: Yes

Pain in the foot or ankle particularly if associated with limited motion/function can cause you to walk different and put a strain on your knee/hip and ultimately your back.
IN turn it can increase symptoms from an underlying problem with the back or cause it. See orthopedic specialist to get evaluated .
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