Heel Pain 101

Do Your Wear High Heels Often?

Women who wear high heels often put a lot of unnatural strain on their feet and toes. One result of frequent high heel use is Haglund’s deformity. Haglund’s deformity is also known as the “pump bump” because it occurs so often among those who wear pumps or high heels regularly. 

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About Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s deformity is a bump on the back of the heel. It is an enlargement of the bone on the heel known as retrocalcaneal bursitis. 

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Choosing Shoes

Shoe selection is a very important part of keeping your feet pain free. So, we have a few tips on picking out new shoes. 

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The Best Shoes For Women

Women are much more likely to develop foot problems due to ill-fitting shoes than men. Ill-fitting shoes can aggravate conditions like plantar fasciitis and Haglund’s deformity as well as many other foot problems. Shoes that do not fit correctly are also a major factor in developing blisters, calluses and bunions

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Preventing Haglunds Deformity

Haglund’s deformity can be very painful and once you have that bony protrusion at the back of your heel, it will not just go away.  

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Treatments For Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s deformity, also known as the “pump bump,” is an enlargement of the bone on the back of the heel. Treatments for Haglund’s deformity usually consist of non-surgical methods that focus on reducing the inflammation of the bursa.  

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Common Causes of Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common complaint. It is most prevelant among middle-aged men and women, but can occur in anyone at any age. It is often seen in those who participate in sporting activities and those who are on their feet a lot. Overweight people are more prone to heel pain as well. 

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Haglund’s Deformity "The Pump Bump": What It Is And How You Can Treat It

Haglund’s deformity is basically a bump on the back of the heel. It is an enlargement of the bone on the heel known as retrocalcaneal bursitis, and most often leads to painful bursitis because of irritation caused by your shoes. 

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