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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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    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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