Pain In Heel Of Foot
Pain In Heel Of Foot: Pain is common both at the bottom and the back of the heel. The most common cause is inflammation underneath the heel.
Is Your Problem Pain At The Heel?
Note: Say no if it is mostly the arch or the front of the foot.
Say Yes To Top Of Foot Pain If:
- If the pain is at the bottom or the back of your heel.
- If you have any heel bone pain.
- If you have numbness, burning or tingling on the inside of the heel.
Say No To Top Of Foot Pain If:
- If the problem not at the bottom, back or inside of your heel.
- If the problem is mostly the foot arch.
- If the problem is the toes.
- If the problem is the toenails.
Pain In The Bottom Of The Heel:
- This is the most common source of heel and arch pain.
- It is worse in the morning & better with massage.
- This is inflammation of the ligaments that support your foot arch.
- This Includes heel spur treatment.
- If it feels like you do not have any fat pad cushion in your heel.
- This gradually onsets in high activity people starting a new activity.
- It presents over days and weeks as an aching deep heel pain.
- This happens after long running or a big fall.
- This is a deep contusion after stepping on a stone.
- This is due to increased stress across the plantar fascia.
Pain In The Inside Of The Heel:
- The posterior tibial nerve runs along the back and inside of the ankle.
- You will feel numbness, burning and tingling.
- This is also on the inside of your heel.
- Achilles tendinitis is usually not related to a specific cause or injury.
- It can happen gradually due to overuse in the back of the heel.
- It onsets gradually, but one day it will really start to bother you.
- This is also known as a Hagland’s bump.
- This is actually the formation of a hard stiff bony prominence from the back of your heel.
- It can push against the back of your shoe and cause pain.