Heel pain explained

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Published: December, 2014

This common complaint, called plantar fasciitis, often gets better after a few months. You can hasten healing with a few easy exercises.

Getting out of bed in the morning may be hard for many of us, but if you have plantar fasciitis, it can be agonizing. The first step of the day triggers deep, intense pain in your heel—the hallmark of a condition that is fairly common, especially for women.

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