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Posted by: gee | 2009/01/07

heel

I am experiencing pain in my heel after being on my feet the whole day. When I get up in the morning as well. Please advise.

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Dear Gee

The most common cause of painful heels is plantar fasciitis. This condition causes pain in the heel/arch area after being on the feet for long periods and will hurt when getting up in the morning. There is a lot of information about this condition on this and other websites.

Conservative treatment includes rest, stretching and applying ice to the area.

Regards
Chris

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