Heel Pain

Achilles Tendonitis

The strongest tendon in the body, the Achilles tendon takes on a big job in walking and activity. The tendon can become injured with overuse or trauma.

» Learn More About Achilles Tendonitis.

Plantar Fasciitis

The most common cause of heel pain, plantar fasciitis effects many people each year. The pain is found under the heel bone with every step that is taken.

» Learn More About Plantar Fasciitis.

Retrocalcaneal Exostosis

This is the medical term for a growth of bone or “spur” on the back of the heel bone. It can be very painful and difficult to wear most shoes with this condition. This bone formation is directly related to the Achilles tendon.

» Learn More About Retrocalcaneal Exostosis.

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

This condition involves the compression of major nerves around the ankle that supply sensation to the heel and the bottom of the foot. It can be similar to carpel tunnel syndrome found in the wrist and hand.

» Learn More About Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome.

For more information about Heel Pain, or to schedule an appointment, please complete our online form or call 310.651.2366.

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