Stress fracture

At first I thought I was dealing with a stress fracture in my left foot. I hurt my foot back in January. The last couple weeks it seems to have gotten worse. My foot at the heel seems to hurt most when I step. And wherever the top of my sock stops you can see the line and the rest of my leg appears swollen.

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  1. Foot-com

    Hello and thank you for your question.

    If you are considered of a stress fracture or fracture in general then I would see a Podiatrist who can take an x-ray of your foot. Typically stress fractures do not present in the heel bone as it is a very difficult bone to fracture.

    Having said that, you may have a soft tissue inflammation such as plantar fasciitis or a similar tendonitis. If you have not tried icing, stretching and anti-inflammatories then I would see a Podiatrist to better evaluate you.

    I hope this helps!

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