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Understanding Plantar Fasciitis -- Symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis?

The symptoms of plantar fasciitis include:

  • Pain in the bottom of your foot, especially at the front or center of the heel bone
  • Pain that is worse when first rising in the morning (called "first-step pain"), when first standing up after a long period of sitting, or after increased levels of activity, especially in non-supportive shoes

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Sjögren Syndrome

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Sjögren Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.

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Call Your Doctor About Plantar Fasciitis If:

You have heel pain or pain in the bottom of your foot -- especially when you get up in the morning -- that does not respond to treatment or if there is redness or bruising in the heel

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on March 09, 2015

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