burning heel pain

I have a history of plantar fascitis that has not been bothering me of late. I wear Birkenstock shoes and an custom orthotic in my fitness shoes. My question is this: I was on my feet more than usual this last week and was a little sore so before getting out of bed in the morning I have been stretching my feet by flexing my feet and pulling my toes toward me. When I did this yesterday I felt a sharp burning sensation in my heel. It didn't seem sore yesterday except if I was to flex my foot. I iced it and elevated it last evening. Today I can feel a burning sensation and it gets worse if I have any stretch on my calves, feet etc. I just want to know what to do for this and is it something that I need to see a doctor for. Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Posted By marti on August 04, 2004 at 11:03:30:

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