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Suggest treatment for heel pain

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Posted on Mon, 23 Nov 2015
Question: I sometimes wake up with heel pain- what could be the sources?
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma (19 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
This is planter fasciitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have studied your case. Most common cause of heel pain is planter fasciitis. In this condition there is swelling and inflammation of planter fat. it cauaes more pain when some one get up from sleep or long sitting. I have following suggestions for you.
1.Avoid walking bare foot. wear soft footwear or sillicone insoles.
2.Hot water fomentation
3.calf stretching exercises.
4. injection steroid can be used if pain is not controlled by medicines.
I hope this answer will be useful for you. let me know if there is any other followup questions. thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma (2 minutes later)
Why is there swelling and inflamation ofplanar fat?
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma (17 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Most common cause is prolong standing

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
There are many causes and most common cause is prolong standing. Also barefoot walking or hard shoes can also contribute. Sometime there is no obvious cause. It is more common in obese , females . Diabetic or Thyroid patient.
thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Suggest treatment for heel pain

Brief Answer: This is planter fasciitis Detailed Answer: Hello, I have studied your case. Most common cause of heel pain is planter fasciitis. In this condition there is swelling and inflammation of planter fat. it cauaes more pain when some one get up from sleep or long sitting. I have following suggestions for you. 1.Avoid walking bare foot. wear soft footwear or sillicone insoles. 2.Hot water fomentation 3.calf stretching exercises. 4. injection steroid can be used if pain is not controlled by medicines. I hope this answer will be useful for you. let me know if there is any other followup questions. thanks