You don’t know how or when it happened. But stepping in any direction is now a test of fortitude. The second your weight comes bearing down on your foot, waves of pain zip through—pulsing and throbbing. Just another day dealing with Winter Haven Heel Pain. At the Central Florida Foot and Ankle Center, you can find a way to finally put a stop to that discomfort.
Why is are my heels hurting so much? A valid question—one not so easily answered. Heel pain can be attributed to a number of issues, including (just to name a few): bursitis, bone tumor, Achilles tendinitis, Achilles tendon rupture, Haglund’s deformity, heel spur, reactive arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. As you can see, a large roster of issues could be the probable source of pain. Some not-so-serious, others far more concerning. Either way, it’s best not to play guessing games. Especially with your health. Our experts at Central Florida and Ankle Center can help assess and treat your Winter Haven heel pain. While you wait for the day of your appointment, there are a few at-home remedies to help alleviate the symptoms. First thing you’ll want to do is relax. No, really. Reduce the amount of time on your feet. You’ll especially want to cut down on high-impact exercises or activities, so you’re not wearing the heel down with constant pressure. Ice also does wonders for the wheels by alleviating soreness and numbness. Wrap some cubes in a towel, and then gently press against the problem spot. Then there’s stretching—do lots of it to strengthen ligaments.
These remedies won’t fix the root issue, but they will make it more bearable. Talk to our professionals at Central Florida and Ankle Center to fix that dreadful Winter Haven Pain. Don’t wait any longer. Get your feet in tip-top condition, so you can get back to your daily routine.