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Heel Pain

Posted by Ruth V on 2/21/03 at 15:35 (110200)

What a wonderful site this is. I developed heel pain about six years ago had a cortisone injection from my doctor which did'ent help. Then I tried accupunture, and it really worked. No pain for years then the last few months it's been niggling, I've been doing exercise at the gym and last week I done a ten mile walk. I've really suffered this week so now I've made an appointment to see the accupunture next week. I'll keep you all posted as to how I get on but I feel it works for me.


Re: Heel Pain

Dr. Z on 2/21/03 at 22:35 (110270)

Cut back or stop walking until the pain is gone. Take a look at your shoes. Have you increased your amount of walking?

Re: Heel Pain

Bruce A on 2/22/03 at 04:10 (110280)

Dr Z-Regarding heel pain If I look at my shoes,what am I looking for?

Re: Heel Pain

Dr. Z on 2/22/03 at 09:26 (110294)

Abnormal wear. Is the shoe lost its stiffness in the arch area. How old
is the shoe. Three months is alot of wearing time for running shoes

Re: Heel Pain

Dr. Z on 2/22/03 at 10:04 (110302)

Should be shoe last