Causes of Heel Pain

There are two main causes of heel pain:

  • Achilles Tendonitis (at back of heel)
  • Plantar Fasciitis (at bottom of the heel)

There are also many other possible causes of heel pain, such as:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Arthritis (Systemic)
  • Baxter's Nerve Entrapment
  • Bone Bruise
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • Bone Tumor
  • Circulation Problems
  • Cysts (Calcaneal or Bone)
  • Gout
  • Haglund's Deformity
  • Heel Bumps
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Inflammation (Bursitis)
  • Neuroma
  • Paget's Disease of Bone
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fascia Tear
  • Poor Posture (when walking or running)
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Retrocalcaneal Bursitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Short Flexor Tendon Tear
  • Soft Tissue Mass
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Redmond Foot & Ankle has the latest in digital x-ray scanners, saving you cost and time. If a high resolution x-ray is needed for diagnosing your heel pain, it can usually be performed and interpreted in the very same visit.

Dr. Richardson has an extensive background in figuring out heel pain. To determine the root cause of your heel pain, please call us at 425-658-0658 to schedule an office visit. 

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Heel Pain Treatment

Dr. Richardson uses an individual approach to meet the needs of all our patients, ranging from children to the more mature population.  She and her staff will work together with you as a team to address your heel pain concerns, offering treatment guidance and support that fits in your busy lifestyle.

If heel surgery is needed, Dr. Richardson performs surgeries at the top hospitals around Puget Sound.

Dr. Richardson has been treating heel pain for 18 years. Call us today to diagnose and treat your heel pain.

Call us at 425-658-0658

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9am to 5pm. Friday: 9am to 3pm

 
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Redmond Foot & Ankle is the podiatry clinic of Dr. Amy Richardson. We are a full service podiatry clinic located in the heart of Redmond, Washington. We provide experienced foot and ankle care in a professional and comfortable setting.

Dr. Richardson is board-certified with 18 years of experience.  She uses an individual approach to meet the needs of all her patients, from young children to the more mature. As both a surgeon and clinician, she has solved a diverse range of foot and ankle ailments.

Redmond Foot & Ankle accepts most insurances (see list).  Our clinic is modern, comfortable, and clean. The clinic has a state-of-the-art digital x-ray system on-site that saves our patients time and expense. We also use the latest in 3D digital foot scanners to create precise custom orthotics. We have convenient free easily accessible parking.

Call us at 425-658-0658

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9am to 5pm. Friday: 9am to 3pm