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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   HI
User :   i have a problem to seek opinion
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxx
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   Hi doc
Doctor :   I shall help you
User :   i have been having a pain in my right foot ( heal area) for the past cuple of weeks
User :   i cannot remember any injury in perticular
Doctor :   Ok
User :   when i exert pressue on my heal area I experience the pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I ask you few questions about you and your problem?
User :   sure
Doctor :   Please give the following details, Age, Gender, Height and Weight
User :   age 36, gender - male, ht 5.7 ft, wt 63 kgs
Doctor :   What is your occupation?
User :   hr professional
Doctor :   Did the heel pain started all of a sudden or gradual increasing?
User :   i think suddenly rather than
Doctor :   Is the pain worse upon arising in the morning?
User :   not really, it is constant, when i examined my heal area and depressed in differnt regions, i sense something like a nerver or ligament and the pain is centred around it
User :   this is not the case in my left foot
Doctor :   Is the pain worse after prolonged sitting?
User :   the pain is contant, only comes when I exert presure in that area
Doctor :   Did you observe what relieves the pain?
User :   the pain is mild, but gets worse when i exert pressure at certain angles..else i am still able to cope with my normal routine like walking
Doctor :   What kind of footwear do you use most of times?
User :   i use shoes most times
Doctor :   Do you exercise regularly like walk or jog?
User :   i do, but i have not for the past month and this pain came during this period
Doctor :   DId you take any medicine yet?
User :   not yet
User :   do you think i need to see a doc?
Doctor :   Ok, Do you have pain or hot when you press over the area of pain?
User :   pain
Doctor :   Ok, From the explaination you had given me, this is most likely a fascial inflammation or tendon stretch
Doctor :   I shall help you how to get rid of it
Doctor :   The tips you can try are
Doctor :   1) Stretching exercises of the foot, back and forth
Doctor :   These stretch out the calf muscles help ease pain and assist with recovery.
Doctor :   Use a soft sole shoe or foot wear , this is essential especially when you have intense pain
User :   i have a meeting to head to...
User :   can i come back and continue this conversation
User :   how do i reach you?
Doctor :   No problem
Doctor :   You can login back and ask for my name
Doctor :   Dr.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   YOu shall be able to connect to me
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