Heel Pain Treatment in Orange County

Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis.

Most people will complain of heel pain with first steps out of bed in the morning.

Heel pain can be present with prolonged standing.

Heel pain is one of the most common injuries of the feet in Orange County.

Heel Pain may also be due to a stress fracture, tendinitis, arthritis, haglund’s, nerve irritation, or a cyst.

People in Orange County are very active and very commonly develop heel pain.

Wearing sandals or flats will worsen heel pain.

Wearing correct shoes and stretching will help relieve most heel pain.

Since there are several potential causes of heel pain, it is important to have heel pain properly evaluated by a doctor.

We will sometimes take an X-ray to evaluate heel pain.

An MRI may be useful to narrow the diagnosis of  heel pain.

On rare occasions, heel pain is due to a tumor.

Dr. Gennady Kolodenker is located in Orange County and treats heel pain.

Why do my heels hurt in the morning?

When you are resting, the body is healing and scar tissue forms.

Scar tissue makes everything tighter.

When you step down, you rip the scar tissue.

Stretching is the best way to get rid of pain in the heel with first steps in the morning.


A Podiatrist is trained to distinguish between all the possibilities and determine the underlying source of your heel pain.

For treatment of heel pain contact our office for a consultation in Orange County.

Last Updated 8-16-2016