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1.  Heel Pain
Your foot is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 tendons. The heel is the largest bone in your foot. If you overuse or injure your heel, you may experience heel pain. This can range from mild to disabling...
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
2.  Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis causes pain in the bottom of the heel. The plantar fascia is a thin ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot. It supports the arch in your foot and is important in helping you walk...
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Pain
  • Walking disability
  • Foot pain
3.  Sprains & Strains
Sprain refers to damage or tearing of ligaments or a joint capsule. Strain refers to damage or tearing of a muscle.
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Swollen ankle
  • Swollen feet
  • Body ache
  • Knee stiff
4.  Fracture
A fracture is a broken bone. It can range from a thin crack to a complete break. A bone can fracture crosswise, lengthwise, in several places, or many pieces.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Bow legged
  • Joint swelling
  • Uneven limb lengths
  • Deformity of toe
5.  Achilles Tendonitis
The Achilles tendon attaches your calf muscles to your heel. You use this tendon to jump, walk, run, and stand on the balls of your feet. Continuous, intense physical activity, like running and jumping, can caus...
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic pain
  • Pain
  • Swollen ankle
6.  Bursitis
Bursae are fluid-filled sacs found in your joints. They surround the areas where tendons, skin, and muscle tissues meet bones. The lubrication they add helps reduce friction during movement. Bursitis is an inflammatio...
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Foot pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Arm pain
  • Joint erythema
7.  Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain and disability. In more advanced cases, th...
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Fever
  • Tired
  • Fatigue
  • Unintentional weight loss
8.  Osteochondrosis
Osteochondroses, plural for osteochondrosis, are a family of disorders that directly affect the growth of bones in children and adolescents.
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Leg pain
  • Knee pain
9.  Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)
Reiter's syndrome, also known as reactive arthritis or post-infectious arthritis, produces inflammation, swelling, and pain in the joints due to infection elsewhere in the body. Other parts of the body may also b...
Symptoms:
  • Heel pain
  • Tendon inflammation
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Low back pain
  • Painful urination
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