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What are the main causes of heel pain?

Heel

The main conditions affecting the heel are Heel Fissures, Heel SpursHeel Calluses and General Heel Pain.

Learn about each of these conditions below.

You can click on each of these conditions to discover more about them and how they affect the heel — and how footwear can alleviate common symptoms.

 

Heel fissures are caused by calloused dry skin and excessive forces acting on the bottom and back edge of the heel.

You can find out more about Heel Fissures by CLICKING HERE.

 

Heel spurs are usually under the heel and are generally caused by excessive forces acting on the bone. By far the most common cause of heel spurs is abnormal biomechanics — often the same biomechanics that cause plantar fasciitis.

You can find out more about Heel Spurs by CLICKING HERE.

 

Heel calluses are thickened skin tissue, usually caused by repetitive, excessive friction. They’re your skin’s attempt to protect itself. The problem with this phenomenon is that the extra tissue produces more friction, worsening the condition — until it actually becomes painful.

You can find out more about Heel Calluses by CLICKING HERE.

 

The most common cause of heel pain is inflammation due to injury of the soft tissue around your heel. Heel pain is by far the most common foot complaint. There are many medical conditions that are associated with heel pain, including plantar fasciitis, gout and other forms of arthritis.

You can find out more about Heel Pain by CLICKING HERE.

 

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