Since heel pain Boynton Beach is just a symptom, proper evaluation of the area is essential so that the podiatrist will know what really caused the aching heel and how it can be best managed. During your initial consultation, the doctor will perform a thorough assessment. The podiatrist will look for any swelling and tenderness. He may also ask you to stand on one foot, walk and do more physical examinations.
The Mattison Podiatry Group expert will decide on the appropriate treatment depending on the cause of the problem and other signs and symptoms that the patient experiences. Some of the most common treatment approaches for heel pain include the use of corticosteroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID), physical therapy and in severe cases, surgery.