Heel Pain & Heel Spur Treatment
Causes of Heel Pain ? • Heel pain can be caused by a wide variety of conditions or injuries. • Any number of ailments including plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, arthritis, calluses, stress fractures could be cause of heel pain.
The following questions can help determine the cause of the pain.
• Do You experience pain when You move your foot or after? • If Your add weight or pressure does the pain increase? • Does it change the way you walk and stop your ability to walk?
Four Grades of Heel Pain Types of Heel pain ? • Heel pain during activity. • Heel pain before & after activity not affecting performance. • Heel pain before, during, after activity, affecting performance. • Heel pain so severe that performance is impossible.
Persistent Heel PainÂ when walking or running that is severe enough that it limits your movement we recommend aÂ professional consultation from a podiatristÂ to determine the cause of the pain and the best treatment options available.
Treatment Options for Heel Pain
• While treatment will vary from person to person, common treatments for heel pain are changing shoes in combination with shoe supports and inserts, padding and taping your foot to alleviate pressure and pain, medication to help control pain, and prescription or orthotic devices to help with mobility. • If the heel pain is caused by a specific foot condition, the best possible treatment option for the cause of the heel pain will be recommended in some cases this could be foot surgery.
• Office Hours Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm • Office: 214-385-8822 • Fax: 877-713-4299 • RNV@RNVPodiatry.com • Address - RNV Podiatry 6300 West Parker Road MOB 2 Suite 425 Plano, TX 75093 • Website - http://www.rnvpodiatry.com/
Published on Jul 2, 2013
Every mile you walk puts 60 tons of stress on each foot. Your feet can handle a heavy load, but too much stress pushes them over their limit...