Heel is the most essential part of the human feet which bears the majority of the human body weight and helps to person in doing activities like stand, walk run, etc. heel pain is a very common and mild medical condition in which a person experiences discomfort and pain in the heels, be it any one of them or both. The most common causes of heel pain are plantar fasciitis (bottom of the heel) and Achilles tendinitis (back of the heel). Heel pain in due to any of the two above mentioned reasons causes mild to heavy pain in the heel region.
HOW IS HEEL PAIN DIAGNOSED?
There are 26 bones in the human foot, of which the heel (calcaneus) is the largest.