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Why Do My Heels Hurt?

Do you have heel pain? 

Do your feet hurt first step in the morning or after sitting? 

Do you want to exercise or go shopping and can't because your feet hurt?

Have you been told you have heel spurs?
 


You woke up one morning and stepped down on the floor and  began to experience significant pain.  This pain resolves slowly with walking, but then returns as you go throughout the day.  The pain is most severe after a good night's rest.  You can't hardly even walk after sleeping.   What is this pain?   Is it a normal part of getting older?   Do you have a heel spur that is causing your pain?
 

What Causes Heel Pain?

Heel pain can have multiple causes, but the most common causes include the following:
Brandt R Gibson, DPM
Podiatrist, Neuropathy Doctor, Father of 11 and Founder of Mountain West Foot & Ankle Institute