I have a stabbing pain on the bottom of my right foot. It's only on one foot, and it hurts so bad I thought it was a stone bruise at first. The bottom of the heel is hot and painful to the touch. What could it be?
You could have something called plantar fascitis. It can be caused by a number of different reasons. In plantar fascitis the big tendon stretching along the bottom of your foot becomes inflamed. At its worst it can be incredibly painful. I had it at one time and it was cured by getting orthotics.
If it is plantar fascitis stretching your calf muscles may help or orthotics but you really need to go to a doctor to find out what's going on and, if you need orthotics, to get good ones.
Good luck! As bad as it is if it is plantar fascitis it can be solved. Check out the URL's below.
What Your Feet Say About Your Health
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Plantar Heel Pain
I have pain in my right heel as well but more then that is numbness in my right foot, When i get up and walk thew numbness subsides but i still have pain in my lower calf of my legs, When i go to bed at night i get awaken by stabbing pain in my ankle and my let feels like it is freezing, I get out of bed walk and it will go away to the point where i can lay back down, with in an hour it starts all over, What can be making this heavy pain and numbness and burning in my foot and calf , Please reply i am getting desperate.. Thank you. Angela