Heel pain, heel spur and Haglund's heel - causes, therapy and exercises
With every step we take over the day, our feet deal with a lot of weight on a daily basis. Because of the amount of stress our heels are constantly under, it’s no wonder that they can become quite painful! Unfortunately for people who suffer from Haglund’s deformity, heel spurs and other heel problems, the pain can make walking even just a few steps feel unbearable. In our dossier, you can find all the information you need to know on how these heel conditions arise, and how to effectively alleviate the pain.
Excessive stress on the heel (such as running on hard surfaces) can lead to long term degeneration of the bone. In mild cases, a patient will experience pain in the morning after a long night’s sle...
Haglund’s deformity is most commonly formed from abnormalities in the bone and soft tissues in the feet. It is a degenerative condition that can lead to painful bony growths at the rear of the heel.
Some patients can develop small bone growths on the heel, more commonly known as Heel Spurs. Mild cases can go undetected for long periods of time before clear symptoms become present.
Commonly available work safety boots are often found to be inadequate footwear for long term well-being of the feet and have been proven to lead to developing pain and discomfort in the heel.
PROFESSOR DR MARKUS WALTHER