Bottom Of Heel Hurts

Bottom Of Heel Hurts: Heel pain is one of the most common pains in the world! Over 15% of people will suffer from it at one time or another.

 

 

Bottom Of My Heel Hurts Causes:

 

Plantar Fasciitis:

 

  • This is the most common source of heel and arch pain.
  • It is worse in the morning & better with massage.
  • This Includes heel spur treatment.

 

 

 

  • This is overwhelmingly the #1 cause.
  • 15% of the people in the world will have this at one time or another.
  • This pain extends into the foot arch.
  • This pain results from chronic stretching and irritation of the ligaments at the bottom of the foot.

 

For more information on Plantar fasciitis visit: Information about Plantar Fasciitis.

 

 

Plantar Fibroma Pain:

This is when your plantar fasciitis is actually so bad that you develop painful lumps within your plantar fascia.

This is called plantar fascia fibromatosis.

 

 

 

Foot Fat Pad Atrophy:

  • If it feels like you do not have any fat pad cushion in your heel.

Heel Stress Fracture:

  • This gradually onsets in high activity people starting a new activity.
  • It presents over days and weeks as an aching deep heel pain.

Posterior Tibial Nerve Entrapment:

  • The posterior tibial nerve runs along the back and inside of the ankle.
  • You will feel numbness, burning and tingling.

Bruised Heel:

  • This happens after long running or a big fall.

Stone Bruise:

  • This is a deep contusion after stepping on a stone.

 

 

Bottom Of The Foot Arch Pain:

Plantar Fasciitis:

  • This is the most common source of heel and arch pain.
  • It is worse in the morning & better with massage.

Plantar Fibroma:

  • This is a bump anywhere along your arch. It could be one or multiple.
  • This feels like a pebble under your skin.

Sprained Foot Arch:

  • This can happen when you fall violently.
  • There may be swelling and bruising in the midfoot.

Posterior Tibial Nerve Entrapment:

  • The posterior tibial nerve runs along the back and inside of the ankle.
  • You will feel numbness, burning and tingling.

Plantar Fascia Strain:

  • If you have severe pain in your arch after a fall or injury.

Foot Cramps At Night:

  • ¬†Foot cramps are the most common muscle spasm in our body.

 

 

Heel Pain In Children:

  • Heel pain in children athletes is called sever’s disease.
  • This is most common between ages 9-15 years old.

 

Back Of Heel Pain:

This has 4 very common causes:

 

 

Bottom Of Heel Hurts When Walking:

  • Bottom of heel hurts when walking is a very common complaint.
  • Walking and running put extra stress across the bottom of the foot.
  • This is especially common in people who are just starting to walk or run longer distances.
  • It can take up to 4-6 weeks for the ligaments and tissue to adjust.
  • This is like working out your muscles for the first time, you will be sore the next morning!
  • If this continues long term, this condition is plantar fasciitis!
  • It is a vicious cycle of constant inflammation that your body cannot stop.