6 doctors weighed in:
What could be a reason that I have severe heel pain?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Plantar fascitiis
Plantar fascitiis if it is on the bottom , if in the back an achilles tendon or haglunds deformity.
A stress fracture of the heel or less likely but possible a bone tumor. If you get pain to the heel on the first few steps after resting likely plantar fascitiis. Icing of the heel, limiting walking while pain is severe, a old arch support, an antiinflammatory are all good ideas.

In brief: Plantar fascitiis
Plantar fascitiis if it is on the bottom , if in the back an achilles tendon or haglunds deformity.
A stress fracture of the heel or less likely but possible a bone tumor. If you get pain to the heel on the first few steps after resting likely plantar fascitiis. Icing of the heel, limiting walking while pain is severe, a old arch support, an antiinflammatory are all good ideas.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Thank
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Heel pain.
Most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis.
But other cause can be a stress fracture or nerve entrapment. Recommended seeing a doctor to get evaluated.

In brief: Heel pain.
Most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis.
But other cause can be a stress fracture or nerve entrapment. Recommended seeing a doctor to get evaluated.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Thank
Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Plantar fasccitis is
The most common but not only cause.
This is commonly treated by conservative measures, starting with orthotics, stretching, some form of therapy and frequently oral or injectable antiinflammatory medication. Rarely does a spur have to be removed. See a podiatrist to have it examined.

In brief: Plantar fasccitis is
The most common but not only cause.
This is commonly treated by conservative measures, starting with orthotics, stretching, some form of therapy and frequently oral or injectable antiinflammatory medication. Rarely does a spur have to be removed. See a podiatrist to have it examined.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
Thank
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Many possible causes
Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present.
Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Many possible causes
Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present.
Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified,
17 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors