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We at Oxon Hill Orthopedics specialize in conservative and surgical management of a wide variety of conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Our orthopaedic team puts patients back on the road to living.
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Heel Pain

Heel pain is often the result of overuse of the foot. It is rarely caused by a single injury such as a fall or twist. Heel pain may include swelling or tenderness. It may be caused by: Running, especially on hard surfaces like concrete, or too often
Tightness in your calf muscles or the Achilles tendon
Shoes with poor support or shock absorption
Sudden inward or outward turning of your heel
Landing hard or awkwardly on the heel