Heel Pain





















Heel pain is a common problem we treat at Upstate Footcare. Often, patients complain of a sharp pain at the bottom of the heel. This is usually due to a stretching of the plantar fascia, a condition known as plantar fasciitis.

Heel pain can be caused by:

  • Trauma
  • Overexertion
  • Ill-fitting shoes
  • Poor biomechanics

Conservative Treatment for heel pain includes:

  • Icing
  • Stretching
  • Wrapping
  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Cortisone Injections

Once the symptoms are managed, custom orthotics are created specifically for your foot to relieve pressure. Shockwave therapy may also be recommended.


If you are experiencing heel pain, or would like more information about this condition, please contact our office today at 864-586-3131 or click here to schedule an appointment.


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269 North Grove
Medical Park Drive 
Spartanburg, SC 29303