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Heel pain Treatments

Alternative Treatments for Heel pain

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Heel pain in various sources may include:

  • Turmeric
  • Boswellia
  • Homeopathy
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. aspirin or ibuprofen)
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Foot massage
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Rice vinegar steam bath
  • Tap soles of feet in rhythmic pattern
  • Chinese herb shoe pad
  • Moxa stick (moxibustion therapy)
  • Gu Zhi Zeng Sheng Wan Chinese herb
  • Foot soak
  • Ice the Achilles tendon
  • Stretching
  • Soften the back part of the shoe
  • Heel support (orthotics)

Treatments for Causes of Heel pain

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Heel pain:

More causes: not all possible causes for Heel pain are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Heel pain.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heel pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Heel pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Heel pain or choose View All.

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