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==Background==
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*Most common cause of heel pain
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*Due to inflammation of the plantar aponeurosis (ususally from overuse)
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*80% of cases resolve spontaneously within 1yr
  
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==Clinical Features==
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*Pain on the plantar surface of the foot
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**Worsened on arising and after activity
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**Worsened with dorsiflexion of toes
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*TTP at anterior medial aspect of calcaneus
  
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==Differential Diagnosis==
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{{Foot diagnoses}}
  
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==Evaluation==
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*Usually clinical
  
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==Management==
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*Rest, ice, [[NSAIDs]], heel/arch support inserts
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*Refer to PCP, podiatrist, or orthopedist for follow-up care
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==Disposition==
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*Outpatient treatment
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==See Also==
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*[[Foot Diagnoses]]
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 01:48, 10 May 2019

Background

  • Most common cause of heel pain
  • Due to inflammation of the plantar aponeurosis (ususally from overuse)
  • 80% of cases resolve spontaneously within 1yr

Clinical Features

  • Pain on the plantar surface of the foot
    • Worsened on arising and after activity
    • Worsened with dorsiflexion of toes
  • TTP at anterior medial aspect of calcaneus

Differential Diagnosis

Foot diagnoses

Acute

Subacute/Chronic

Evaluation

  • Usually clinical

Management

  • Rest, ice, NSAIDs, heel/arch support inserts
  • Refer to PCP, podiatrist, or orthopedist for follow-up care

Disposition

  • Outpatient treatment

See Also

References