While there are many causes for heel pain, it is important to have your pain assessed and diagnosed so that serious causes can be ruled out, and the specific cause can be treated. Because many of us spend most days on our feet, a small injury can quickly escalate in severity - and pain. As the damage to the heel worsens, so does the recovery time, pain levels and the risk for long-term complications. This affects our ability to move, work, and do the things we enjoy.
Often misdiagnosed as plantar fasciitis, this condition can cause significant pain in the heel and arch.
Damage to the back of the heel at the achilles tendon can cause significant pain and swelling.
Ankle pain due to ankle sprains can be incredibly painful, doesn’t discriminate between adults and kids, and can stop you from getting out and doing the activities you love.
Haglund’s deformity is also known as the Bauer Bump, Pump Bump and Retrocalcaneal Bursitis. It is a bony enlargement (bump) at the back of the heel bone.
Patients often describe a heel spur like a sharp pain at the bottom of their foot with each step that feels like a ‘sharp knife’.
If you’re experiencing a sharp, stabbing pain first thing in the morning as you step onto the ground, and through the day after a rest, then there’s a chance you may have plantar fasciitis