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9. Diagnosis

To determine the cause of the pain, doctors will perform a physical exam and enquire about when the pain began and what may have triggered it. If necessary, they will ask their patient to walk or roll the foot. When they suspect a fracture or similar issue, experts will order an X-ray or other imaging test.

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