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Heel Pain

Over the past few weeks I've been experiencing a lot of pain in my left heel. I have back issues due to which I've had to spend a lot of time on my feet and that's probably triggered something. Are there special shoes I can wear to prevent further foot fatigue or use special inserts to make it better? Thanks for your help!
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Hi there!

I would suggest getting the foot examined by a primary care physician or an orthopedician for secondary issues like fasciitis, stress fractures, spurs, heel pad syndrome etc. before deciding on a management plan. Meanwhile you may try resting the foot and avoiding heels for relief.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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Hi Dr. Kaul,

Thanks for your help! I'm in the process of scheduling an appointment with my doctor now, and I'm also looking into wearing better shoes.
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