Your heel bone is the largest of more than two dozen bones in each of your feet and ankles. While any pain or discomfort you feel in your heel can certainly be directly related to the bone itself — as with a stress fracture — it’s also possible to experience heel pain because of problems with surrounding bones, joints, and connective tissues. Your heel pain may be a sign of:
Since every step you take can worsen the cause of your heel pain, it’s important to have a comprehensive evaluation and find out why you’re experiencing discomfort.
Yes! After all, your feet support you throughout all of your daily activities and you don’t want to be slowed down by heel pain. The compassionate podiatrists at Foot + Ankle Specialty Centers encourage you to schedule a heel pain evaluation if you’re experiencing:
At Foot + Ankle Specialty Centers, you can get any necessary X-ray or ultrasound imaging performed right in the office. This allows you to get diagnosed faster and start pain-relieving treatments right away.
Your heel pain treatment from Foot + Ankle Specialty Centers depends on your diagnosis and the severity of your symptoms. You may benefit from:
If you need foot surgery, such as a procedure to remove a heel spur or to release your tight plantar fascia, the highly skilled team at Foot + Ankle Specialty Centers uses minimally invasive measures to make any essential bone or soft tissue repairs. No matter which heel pain treatment is best for your condition, you can expect fast and effective relief.
Click on the online booking feature to schedule your heel pain evaluation at Foot + Ankle Specialty Centers today. You can also call your nearest clinic location.