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Heel Pain

Heel pain can make standing or walking agonizing. It can be caused by a variety of things and your podiatrist can help you find out why heel pain is compromising your life. After a comprehensive examination a podiatrist will arrive at a diagnosis and treatment plan designed for your needs.

The heel is the intersection of the ankle and foot. It guides the movement of your foot giving you the ability to walk, run, and stand. Pain happens when the heel is placed under stress from an injury or through improper mechanics of the foot. Heel pain can be caused by heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, bone bruises, Achilles tendonitis, Haglund's Deformity, Rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, and Sever's Disease. The treatment plan devised by your podiatrist will start with immediate care to help manage pain and swelling.

After this is accomplished the focus will be on the underlying cause of your pain. Immediate care may involve resting to speed healing, using ice and or compression for swelling, elevation to reduce swelling, over the counter medications for pain, and possibly injecting anti-inflammatory medication such as cortisone. The podiatrist will now center their attention on the cause. Depending on your diagnosis, options may include orthoses which are custom made inserts, physical therapy, wearing footwear that meets your needs, and possibly surgery to release tight ligaments or pinched nerves.

Heel pain can be avoided by wearing shoes that fit properly, wearing the proper footwear for certain activities such as walking or running, replacing shoes that are worn, warming up before exercise, not over exerting yourself in sporting activities, resting, following proper nutrition, and losing weight.

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