Why Does My Heel Hurt?

Why Does My Heel Hurt

Your heels really take a serious beating on a daily basis. Whenever you walk, exercise, or merely stand up, your heels are there to help absorb your weight. So it’s no surprise that they can become sore from all this abuse. The location of the pain in the heel is a very often an excellent indication of what may be causing it.

Causes of pain in the heel

Heel pain can occur in the back or bottom of the heel. Some of the common causes of heel pain include:

If you are experiencing pain in your heel, see your podiatrist for the correct diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Scott Nelson of Foot and Ankle Medical Clinic in Garland, TX, is a board-certified and highly experienced podiatrist who has helped people suffering from all types of foot and ankle injuries and deformities. From bunions, to diabetic foot problems, sports injuries and fungal nails, you can trust that Dr. Nelson and his staff are wholeheartedly devoted to your foot health. Please contact our office with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment by calling 972-414-9800.

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