What is heel pain? What are its common causes? When should you see a podiatrist?
heel painHeel pain is a common foot problem. It typically affects the back or underside of your heel but sometimes, it can also affect the side of the heel. Heel pain can range from mild to disabling, and it can be caused by various reasons.
Causes of Heel Pain
Some of the common causes of heel pain include plantar fasciitis, fractures, Achilles tendonitis, strains and sprains, bursitis, and reactive arthritis.
When You Should See a Podiatrist
If you are experiencing heel pain, you can try some home remedies (i.e. resting your feet) first. If your heel pain doesn’t get better after a few days, you can reach out to Divine Footcare Center, Inc. for expert assistance and treatment.
If you experience severe pain, redness and swelling of heel, walking difficulties, and pain that starts suddenly, it is ideal for you to contact a podiatrist immediately.
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