Pain under the heel

Heel Spur

Heel Spur

A heel spur is a hooked bony growth protruding from under the heel bone (calcaneus). It has identical symptoms and is often found to co-exist with plantar fasciitis. Medically reviewed by Dr Chaminda Goonetilleke, 20th …

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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is probably the most common cause of pain under the heel. It is inflammation or more likely degeneration of the thick band of tissue under your foot called the plantar fascia. Symptoms usually …

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Bruised heel

Bruised Heel

A bruised heel is also known as a fat pad contusion or a Policeman’s Heel. It is a common cause of pain under the heel. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and treatment of a …

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