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does anyone elses heels and back of feet up back of leg hurt/pull like feeling when getting up in morning or sitting for awhile? what causes it, what can be done for it ?

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Windwalker2002

Asked by Windwalker2002 at 7:43 PM on Jul. 2, 2010 in Health

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  • Hmmm...maybe plantar fasciitis? Here's a description of the symptoms: Most people with plantar fasciitis have pain when they take their first steps after they get out of bed or sit for a long time. You may have less stiffness and pain after you take a few steps. But your foot may hurt more as the day goes on. It may hurt the most when you climb stairs or after you stand for a long time.
    Mom_2_cuties

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 8:38 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • It could also be something as simple as tight calf muscles. Some simple stretches can help (you'll want to stretch with the knee bent a bit and straight as well. Massage can help, as can warm bath with Epsom salts.

    saphire_eyes802

    Answer by saphire_eyes802 at 10:54 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • Is it a non-ending pain and tenseness? If so, I would say plantar fascilitis. I've had it twice and it hurts like hell.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 11:38 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • thatgirl, it does seem to be there continuely, but REALLY REALLY feel it when i get up to walk. i sit and try to bend my feet upward, like a stretch, and you can really feel the hurt/pull feeling
    Windwalker2002

    Comment by Windwalker2002 (original poster) at 12:05 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

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