Pain In Bottom Of Heel

Pain In Bottom Of Heel?


Pain In Bottom Of Heel: Is your heel pain at the bottom or the back of your heel? There is one major cause of bottom of the heel pain.

 

Bottom of the Heel Pain
Click YES if the pain is at the bottom of your heel. Click No if the pain is more at the back of your heel.

 

Is Your Problem At The Bottom Of Your Heel?

Note: Say No if the pain is located at the back of your heel.

Pain In Bottom Of Heel            Pain In Bottom Of Heel

Say Yes To Pain In Bottom Of Heel If:

  • The bottom of your heel or arch hurts!
  • Pain is worse in the morning or after rest.
  • Pain hurts while walking on your heel.

Say No To Pain In Bottom Of Heel If:

  • It is a hard bump on the back of your heel.
  • If the irritation is due to your Achilles tendon.
  • If the pain is due to back of the shoe irritation.

 

 

 

Bottom Of Heel Pain Causes:

1) Plantar Fasciitis:

Bottom Of Heel Pain
Bottom of the heel pain is almost always caused by plantar fasciitis. This is the stretching of the ligaments across the bottom of the foot!
  • This is by far the most common cause of bottom of heel pain in the world!
  • 15% of all people will get this at one time or another.
  • If you have arch pain or morning arch pain, consider this!

 

2)Foot Fat Pad Atrophy:

Pain In Bottom Of Heel When Walking
Normally a thick cushioning fat pad should protect your heel. But as you get older or suffer a bruised heel, it can start to disappear.
  • If your heel bone does not have any cushion.
  • Try to push against your heel bone with your thumb, there should be a 1/2 inch+ thick fat pad there!

 

3) Sharp Pain In Bottom Of Heel:

Sharp Pain In Bottom Of Heel
Sharp Pain In Bottom Of Heel can is also due to plantar fasciitis. If left untreated, a heel spur will eventually form! This is proof that your ligaments have been stretched for years or even decades!
  • This sharp pain is also due to plantar fasciitis.
  • This can be a sharp pain in the morning with the first few steps you take.
  • This can also be due to nerve irritation.
  • This nerve irritation can cause numbness, burning or tingling.

 

 

Pain In Bottom Of Heel When Walking:

Pain In Bottom Of Heel When Walking
Pain In Bottom Of Heel When Walking is frequently due to the stretch of the ligaments across the bottom of your foot. Strongly consider plantar fasciitis!
  • Pain in bottom of heel when walking is very common.
  • If this pain starts in less than 30 minutes or so within walking or running, this is not normal.
  • Being flat footed can predispose you to this.
  • This is also a form of plantar fasciitis, which is a stretch on the ligaments at the bottom of your heel.

 

Pain On Bottom Of Foot Near Heel:

Pain On Bottom Of Foot Near Heel
Pain On Bottom Of Foot Near Heel is also due to plantar fasciitis. The arch stretches from the heel all the way across the arch of the foot.
  • If you have pain on bottom of foot near heel, this is most likely in your arch.
  • This is also plantar fasciitis.
  • Arch pain is the stretch of tissue at the bottom of your foot.
  • This acts to hold your foot arch together, but it can become irritated if overused.
  • This is most common in  flat feet or people who stand on their feet frequently.