COMMON PROBLEMS

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common foot problem. Pain usually occurs under the heel or just behind it, where the Achilles tendon connects to the heel bone. Sometimes it can affect the side of the heel.

What is Heel Pain?

Many people will experience some sort of heel pain in their lifetime. Heel pain has many causes (40!). We have put a list together that highlights a few of the most common causes of heel pain below. The most common being Plantar Fasciitis 

  1. Achillies Tendonitis/Tendonopathy 

  2. Bursitis

  3. Plantar fascial rupture

  4. Calcaneal fracture

  5. Nerve entrapment

  6. Sciatica 

  7. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome 

  8. Inflammatory conditions (eg Rheumatoid Arthritis, SLE)

Diagnosis

A Podiatrist will assess you to properly diagnose the cause of your heel pain. Once diagnosed, your podiatrist will treat you for the identified problem.

Follow the nationwide campaign #PodsHealHeels to learn more about heel pain and the ways that a podiatrist can help you. Running from 03-02-2020 to 17-02-2020 on our Instagram page.

Suffering from Heel Pain? Our team can help

There are 40 common causes of heel pain and it's important to treat it. If you are suffering from heel pain, contact the clinic today to book a consultation. Our team of professionals are on hand to help you.

Contact Us 

Lion Court Podiatry

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Leominster HR6 8DE

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