Bottom Of Heel Hurts

Bottom Of Heel Hurts


Bottom Of Heel Hurts: Heel pain is one of the most common pains in the world! Over 15% of people will suffer from it at one time or another.

Bottom Of Heel Hurts
Does the bottom of your heel hurt in the morning, after rest or inactivity?
Say Yes if light massage or 15-20 minutes of activity make it feel better.

 

Is Your Problem Worse In The Morning Or Before Activity?

Note: Say No if massage or 15 minutes  of walking(not excessive) does not make it better.

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Say Yes To Bottom Of My Heel Hurts If:

  • The pain is worse in the morning, after rest or sleeping.
  • If the pain gets better with massage or 15-20 minutes of walking.

Say No To Bottom Of My Heel Hurts If:

  • If the pain gets worse with non-excessive walking.
  • If you have severe pain or previous injury.
  • If you have a decrease in your plantar fat pad.

 

Bottom Of My Heel Hurts Causes:

1) Plantar Fasciitis:

Bottom Of My Heel Hurts
Plantar fasciitis causes morning foot pain. This is mainly in the foot arch and the heel where it inserts.
  • This is overwhelmingly the #1 cause.
  • 15% of the people in the world will have this at one time or another.
  • This pain extends into the foot arch.
  • This pain results from chronic stretching and irritation of the ligaments at the bottom of the foot.

 

 

Bottom Of Heel Hurts When Walking:

Bottom Of Heel Hurts When Walking
If you Bottom Of Heel Hurts When Walking, then consider treating it as though it were plantar fasciitis!
  • Bottom of heel hurts when walking is a very common complaint.
  • Walking and running put extra stress across the bottom of the foot.
  • This is especially common in people who are just starting to walk or run longer distances.
  • It can take up to 4-6 weeks for the ligaments and tissue to adjust.
  • This is like working out your muscles for the first time, you will be sore the next morning!
  • If this continues long term, this condition is plantar fasciitis!
  • It is a vicious cycle of constant inflammation that your body cannot stop.