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older, overweight patients with disabling, sharp heel pain when their foot strikes the ground, pain worse in mornings

plantar fasciitis
x-ray may show bony spur but this is not the cause of the problem, treat symptomatically

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tender space between 3rd and 4th toes caused by pointed shoes and high heels compressing toes together

morton's neuroma inflammation of the common digital nerve at the third interspace
treatment: analgesics and more sensible shoes