Heel Pain 101

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis, also known as heel spur syndrome, causes the vast majority of heel pain.  

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Simple At-Home Treatment Options For Calcaneal Apophysitis

Calcaneal apophysitis, also known as Sever’s disease, is the most common cause of heel pain in children and is most often seen in children between the ages of 8 and 14.  

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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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Sever's Disease: What is it?

Sever's disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a disease of the growth plate of the bone most common in children ages 10 to 15. It is characterized by pain in the heel of a child's foot typically brought on by some injury or trauma. 

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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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What Is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)?

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy is a great treatment option for chronic plantar fasciitis. It is a non-invasive surgical treatment method that is safe and effective. 

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How Can I Relieve Plantar Fasciitis Pain?

Plantar fasciitis can be very painful. It can affect your daily activities and make for a very painful start to your morning. People who suffer from plantar fasciitis usually suffer pain on the bottom of the heel, pain that is usually worse on arising, and pain that increases over time.  

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