There are Many Causes of Heel Pain

Robert Kosofsky, D.P.M.
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Piscataway & Hillsborough Podiatrist, Dr. Robert Kosofsky has over 25 years of experience.
Posted on Jan 29, 2010
Is there pain in your heel each time you're walking or standing on it? If you play sports, do you have to continuously call time-out because of heel pain? When you wake in the morning, do you experience severe pain in the heel? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are probably dealing with heel pain. Treatments for heel pain vary.

Many different things can cause heel pain. The first step in the treatment of heel pain is to see your podiatrist. Your doctor can determine why you are experiencing pain in the heel and work with you to define the foot treatment of heel pain itself is right for you.

  •  Plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a disease in which the fascia (the band of tissue that connects the heel to the toes) is inflamed. This can happen provided by excessive jumping or running, arthritis, or use of poor quality shoes. g.
  • Stone bruise. Something as simple as a stone or rock may be the cause of your pain. Sometimes, when we step too hard on a solid object, we can pad our bruised heel.
  • Tendinitis. The wear can adversely affect the tendons of the foot, especially in the Achilles tendon. When this happens, the tendon becomes inflamed and are experiencing pain behind the heel.
  • Spurs. Your doctor or podiatrist in position to indicate when a subject through a radiograph. The causes of heel pain could be lack of flexibility in the calf muscles, lack of arch support, being overweight, suddenly do more exercise and a lot of time on their feet.

So what are you waiting for? Do not let heel pain interrupting your life for one more minutes.