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pain in heel

silverbeamssilverbeam Posts: 32
has anybody had pain in the bottom of their heel? usually get it after walking abit. just wondering if it's from my disc or something else.


  • hi...it could be from spine or it could be plantar's fasciitis. If you recently had surgery or are having other back issues, I'd contact your doctor to see what they think.

    I've had bouts of PF and typically it was painful in the morning when I first got up or if I was sitting awhile. Once I got moving, the pain would diminish.
  • I agree with DNice...it could be a foot or a disc problem. You could always google a dermatome map and see if what you're feeling correlates with the sensation pattern of any known bad disc in your back.

    Hope it resolves soon.

  • i think it's from my disk because it varies from minute to minute and never consistent. after looking at a dermatone map it is in the right place for my bad disk.
  • That's what I did. Guess mine's L-4 because it's on the inside of my heel then the bottom of my heel. Like you said, comes and goes - also is bad, worse, better.

    I googled dermatome + map + printable and printed one out so I could color it in. LOL Helps me track where, how much and when different parts hurt. If it gets crazy, I talk to Doc. Otherwise, I just put up with it the best I can.

  • this. I thought it was my shoes for the longest time but it is also disc related for me.
  • that's what I thought at first. I thought maybe my boots were getting too worn out or maybe I was flexing my foot too much. I see a neruosurgeon on tuesday for a second opinion about surgery, I can ask him his opinion.
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