• question-icon

    What causes severe foot and heel pain?

default
Posted on Fri, 14 Jul 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Hi,
My husband has got severe foot pain both at heel and heel bone. The pain is more if he start to walk. During walking the pain reduces and after some time again the pain continues. From past 3 weeks he is going for jogging and pain started from 2nd week and gradually increased. He stopped joggin from past 2 days and the pain is reduced a little. He wants to continue jogging. Please suggest
doctor
Answered by Dr. Aashish Raghu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Plantar fascitis. Needs exercise, medication

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Thanks for the query

The symptoms you have described of your husband is exactly fitting of Plantar fascitis.

This occurs due to inflammation of the tissue under the heel bone.

He needs to use soft silicone heel inserts inside his shoes which can be purchased from a pharmacy. Also for jogging, he needs to use shoes with nice cushioning like Basketball shoes and use MCR rubber slippers at home.

Most important us performing Plantar fascia and calf muscle stretching exercises which can be done with the help of Physiotherapist or even can be seen on YouTube. These exercises needs to be done immediately after getting up from bed in the morning and after getting up from chair during the day.

He can take Tablet Ibuprofen 400mg twice a day after meals and Tablet Rabeprazole twice a day before meals for 5 days.

I hope I have answered your query.

I will be available to answer your follow up queries.

Regards,

Dr.Aashish Raghu


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Aashish Raghu

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practicing since :2011

Answered : 5189 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Ibuprofen

doctor1 MD

My five year old son has been complaining about a headache off and on now for 3 days & has had a fever on and off as well. I wasn t sure if it were...

doctor1 MD

MY daughter, 22 years old, had a soft marble size place come up on her arm below her elbow causing pain from fingers to shoulder. scan done and was...

doctor1 MD

my wife has sciatic pain from two bulged discs and has had exrays and mri. We went to letterman spinal center. The doctor there said no operation...

doctor1 MD

I got hit with an elbow in my right temple (in the middle of it, relaxed face), saw stars , pretty big pain, no other side effects. I applied an...

doctor1 MD

I am 14 weeks pregnant with twins. For the past 3 days am having severe shooting pain in my arms and shoulders. It started with left hand now moved...

doctor1 MD

I'm 27 year old female from past few days I have got joint pains . especially while climbing up and down the stairs along with the cracking sound....

doctor1 MD

My left testicle has been giving me slight pain and discomfort for around a week now. Especially when I lay on my side to go to sleep, it floats...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

130 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. Aashish Raghu
  • Q - Suggest treatment for loss of movement in left arm post injury

  • Q - What causes stabbing pain behind left breast while breathing?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for knee pain

  • Q - What causes painful legs while walking in a person with peripheral...

  • Q - Is weight training advisable 2 weeks after a shot for trigger finger?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for sharp pain in legs after exercising

  • Q - Suggest treatment for sharp pain in the heels

  • Q - Suggest treatment for tibia pain, weakness and memory loss

  • Q - What causes severe discoloration and swelling in left leg?

  • Q - Suggest treatment for left-sided back and hip pain

backtotop2