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29 Nov 2004

gnawing pain
Over the last three weeks have have increased pain in my feet especially around my ankles back of my heel and right up to half calf. When I wake up my feet are stiff so much so that it takes me a couple of steps in the morning before I can actually walk properly, I am in this constant, irritating and uncomfortable state, as I sit here at my desk I can also feel the pain on the sides of my feet from toe to heel. Any suggestions on what might be the cause, I am not athletic but I am on my feet most of the day and I do all the housework myself. I have had a look on Achilles Tendonitis and alot of the symptoms they give I can definitely sympathise with
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01 Jan 0001

Marina, it definitely sounds like an inflammatory disorder, but I can’t really tell you whether it is Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, arthritis, miositis, etc. You can try taking an anti-inflammatory like Brexecam® for a couple of days, but if it doesn’t clear up the best would be to see your doctor. Good luck.
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