Heel Spurs - Is it the Real Problem?

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photoThere has been some level of debate suggesting that a heel spur may not cause pain directly, but rather “be an indication of other associated conditions."

Early Signs of Plantar Fasciitis?

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photoOver the past couple of months I've been waking up with a sore heel. Right in the center, it feels like I stepped on a pebble and bruised it. The pain, fairly minor, goes away as the day progresses.

Plantar Fascia Rupture

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photoThe diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a rupture of your plantar fascia.

Member Case Study: Heel Spurs

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photoI have a heel spur in my right foot, and it is progressively getting worse and worse. I would like to have it removed through surgery, but wonder if this is the right thing to do?

Member Case Study: Peroneal Tendon Surgery Rehabilitation

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photoThe Doctor says a minimum of eight weeks before I'm back in the pool. I'm training for a HIM and wondering how quickly I can start running and what the recovery will be like.

Member Case Study: Heel Pain

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photoI suffer from pain in the bottom of my left heel after my run. It doesn't hurt when I run but as the day goes on the pain worsens.

Member Case Study: Heel Pain

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photoThe whole bottoms of my feet hurt these days. Been running for a number of years now and this is a first. Do you have any tips?

Member Case Study: Foot and Leg Pain

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photoMy issue started out as a foot pain, I kept running on it for four months while training for a marathon. Boston training is supposed to start now. What should I do?

Member Case Study: Pain in Foot

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photoI have a pain on the far left side of my left foot, all the way to the left and a little in front of the heel. It hurts after I run for 45 minutes or so. It hurts pretty badly for the next 48 hours.

Member Case Study: Heel Pain and Half Marathon

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photoIt sounds like you have insertional Achilles tendonitis. This can be created simply by continuous use and higher mileage or by a minor injury such as missing a step.

Member Case Study: Heel Pain

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photoHeel pain, especially in runners, is usually due to plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue on the bottom of your foot that stretches from the heel to the ball of the foot

Member Case Study: Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome

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photoIf you are one of those athletes, and the compartments don’t easily expand, the pressure within increases with exercise. This can stress the muscle as well as the nerves and blood vessels.

Member Case Study: Foot Pain with New Bike Shoes

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photoI started riding this spring with the Carnac shoes on Look pedals (with plenty of float). About five minutes into a ride I get sharp pain on the outer edge of my feet, just behind the pedal.

Member Case Study: Burning Heel

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photoThey are comfortable, but on longer runs the ball of my foot starts to heat up. I actually had to STOP, take off the shoe, massage my foot. This would help for a while, but the pain usually returned.

Plantar Fasciitis: Ouch! Pain at it's Worst First Thing in the Morning. - Member Case Study

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photoI have bone spurs in my left heel. It's painful first thing in the morning. Sometimes my heel will bother me running, or on the bike. I feel as if the heel is holding me back.
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