Treatment Heel pain

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    The human foot is very complex. With a unique cushioning mechanism, it provides stability, speed and maneuverability with support on the heels. This is the most important part of the foot, which bears a lot of stress. The special structure of the bone and the thick layer of soft tissue allow us to walk comfortable. But if there is pain in the foot, this is an extremely unpleasant sensation. It can be stabbing, aching, sharp, intermittent or constant. The frequency of heel pain occurrence is difficult to determine. Many people, periodically experiencing pain, prefer to endure it or treat themselves without going to a doctor and undergoing heel pain treatment in the clinic.

    Heel pain

    Causes of heel pain

    First of all, with heel pain, it is necessary to exclude dangerous diseases that require urgent heel pain treatment. Therefore, the first specialist to consult for this condition is a surgeon.

    Diseases which can provoke heel pain:

    • Heel spur or plantar fasciitis;
    • Bursitis;
    • Haglund deformation;
    • Tarsal tunnel syndrome;
    • Heel turberculosis;
    • Osteomyelitis;
    • Reactive arthritis;
    • Osteochondropathy;
    • Epiphysis;
    • Diabetic angiopathy;
    • Gout;
    • Bruises;
    • Stretching;
    • Inflammation of the tendons;
    • Cracks.

    Treatment Of Heel Pain

    In Orlando Medical Center “Touch of Health”, the examination is carried out according to specific plan of heel pain treatment. The doctor asks in detail about the complaints, specifying their nature, type and localization of pain. Furthermore, he examines the affected area. 

    Operational treatment quickly and permanently removes the cause of heel pain. Modern surgery is based on minimally invasive outpatient techniques with minimal trauma and a short recovery period.

    In case of injuries, as a rule, conservative treatment is carried out with help of bandages, correctors of blood microcirculation, correctors of bone and cartilage metabolism. For autoimmune causes of heel pain, basic therapy drugs, NSAIDs, glucocorticoids are recommended.

    Operational treatment of heel pain is used for fractures of the calcaneus with displacement, as well as in severe cases of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The indications are:

    • Tendon rupture;
    • Neglected heel spur;
    • Bursitis that could not be treated conservatively.

    Operational treatment quickly and permanently removes the cause of heel pain. Modern surgery in Orlando is based on minimally invasive outpatient techniques with minimal trauma and a short recovery period.

    Written by Touch of Health
    Medically reviewed by Roger Walker Posted on March 25, 2021

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    Our Heel Experts

    Dr. Mark Biondi was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa. At the age of three, his parents relocated to Merritt Island, so he has spent most of his life on the Space Coast and around Central Florida. He attended Merritt Island High where he developed an early interest in athletic training and sports medicine that would later lead him to pursue a career as a Chiropractic Physician. He attended Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College) and the University of Central Florida. He then enrolled at Logan University, College of Chiropractic Medicine, where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree.

    Dr. Roger A. Walker is a Board-Eligible Orthopedic surgeon. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) College of Engineering. He was a member of the Varsity FAU baseball team and was selected in the Major League baseball draft. While practicing as a professional engineer, he obtained a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from FAU. He then pursued his medical degree at Nova Southeastern University. His orthopedic surgery training was performed at the level one trauma center, Broward Health Medical Center, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He continued his training at Orlando Health Medical Center, completing a fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine.

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    Car accidents are often the cause of various injuries. After such, a patient undergoes a specific course of auto accident injury treatment, followed by a recovery program in our clinic Touch of Health to ensure speedy recovery. We specialize in providing medical care for such conditions as:    
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