Orange Podiatrist | Orange Heel Spur | CA | Orange CA Podiatry |

Bonnie Lin, DPM

705 W. La Veta Ave. #100
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 628-1995
myfeet@orangecapodiatry.com
Heel Spur
 

heel_spur.jpgA heel spur is an extension of the heel bone that extends into the tissue directly in front of the heel. It is most often a result of chronic plantar fasciitis.

Diagnosis

A heel spur can be seen on an X-ray as an extension of bone in front of the heel.

Treatment

Treatment of a heel spur involves treatment of plantar fasciitis. It includes stretching exercises, possibly the use of a splint, or anti-inflammatory medications. In some cases a steroid injection is given directly in front of the heel.

Without Treatment

The pain due to the plantar fasciitis that causes the heel spur can become progressively more severe, in some cases damaging the tissue.

 

 
 
 
Orange Podiatrist Orange CA Podiatry is a poidiatry office providing Heel Spur, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Orange, CA. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 92868 area and surrounding areas in Orange