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Is this some kind of plantar faciitis?

Posted by mike h. on 8/14/03 at 13:28 (126941)

I have a lump and soar spot on my plantar fascia about two and half inches below the base of my big toe. Is this some kind of plantar fasciitis too? All of the books I read say plantar fasciitis occurs near the base of the heel. Would a night splint be helpful in my case?

Re: Is this some kind of plantar faciitis?

dr ben pearl on 8/15/03 at 20:48 (127078)

No to both questions. It is most likely a fibroma which needs to be removed if it is painful. DRBP

Re: Is this some kind of plantar faciitis?

billy f on 8/16/03 at 19:07 (127152)

I have a sharp pain shooting through my heel and up the back of my leg. Is this a foot spur. Or what else could it be