What is Heel Pain?
Heel Pain is also sometimes called as heel spur sydrome when a heel spur is present. Or caused by plantar fasciitis, stress fracture on heel bone (calcaneus spur), arthritis, or nerve irritation.
What are the causes of Heel Pain?
- Incorrect footwear: inadequate heel support or shock absorption
- Running injuries: run on hard surfaces, run too often
- Hard landing on heel
Conditions related to heel pain
- Plantar fasciitis
- Bone Spurs
- Achilles Tendinitis
- Referred pain from back
- Tibial nerve entrapment in the posterior tarsal tunnel
Physiotherapy Treatmesnts that may help Heel Pain
- Pain Relief treatments: Ultrasound
- Manual Therapy
- Shockwave Therapy
- Therapeutic Exercises