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How is heel pain treated?

The treatment for heel pain varies, depending on the cause and severity, but may include icepacks, compression, physical therapy, modification of activities, rest, anti-inflammatory medication, corticosteroid injections and - if all conservative treatments fail - surgery.

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Author: Dr Bow Tauro PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 15 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Achilles tendonitis


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