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What’s causing the bump on the back of my heel?

One explanation for the bump on the back of your heel may be a condition known as Haglund’s deformity. Also known as “pump bump”—on account of how often this deformity occurs in women who frequently wear high-heeled pumps—the primary symptom is an enlarged bony protrusion on the back of your heel. This is typically accompanied by heel pain. Pump-style shoes often have rigid backs and the resulting friction and pressure can contribute to the development of this condition. Other causes include a foot structure with high arches, tight Achilles tendons, and a tendency to walk on the outside edges of the feet. Given that there may be other causes of a bump on the back of your heel, it is important to see an expert Sugar Land podiatrist like Dr. Marco Vargas at Foot & Ankle Associates who will provide an accurate diagnosis for you. We have a friendly, knowledgeable staff and are prepared to help you with any foot or ankle pain you may experience. Contact our office by calling (888) 784-5335 or using the online form to schedule an appointment today.

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15200 Southwest Freeway Suite 130
Sugar Land, TX 77478

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Houston, TX 77074
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Foot & Ankle Associates located in Sugar Land, Texas (TX) and Houston, Texas (TX) treats all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Over 50,000 happy patients have found relief for their foot and ankle pain with the help of licensed podiatrist, Dr. Marco Vargas. can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.

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