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Policeman's heel

Policeman's heel: Introduction

Policeman's heel: The heel bone (calcaneus) is protected by a pad of fat. Repeated pounding of the heel can cause the fat pad to be pushed up the side of the heel leaving less of a protective layer causing heel pain. This injury is also sometimes known as Policeman's heel. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Policeman's heel, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Policeman's heel:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Policeman's heel. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Soldiers- due to marching which causes great impact on the heel
  • Athletes
  • Wrong choice of shoes
  • Excessive walking
  • Prolonged standing
  • more causes...»

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Common Causes of Policeman's heel

  • Soldiers- due to marching which causes great impact on the heel
  • Athletes
  • Wrong choice of shoes
  • more common causes...»

Causes of Types of Policeman's heel:

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Policeman's heel: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Policeman's heel

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Policeman's heel:

  • Athletes
  • Excessive walking
  • Prolonged standing
  • Soldiers
  • Wrong choice of shoes
  • more symptoms...»

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Detailed list of causes of Policeman's heel

The list below shows some of the causes of Policeman's heel mentioned in various sources:

  • Athletes
  • Excessive walking
  • Prolonged standing
  • Soldiers- due to marching which causes great impact on the heel
  • Wrong choice of shoes
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Policeman's heel?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Policeman's heel. Of the 5 causes of Policeman's heel that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Policeman's heel:

The following list of conditions have 'Policeman's heel' 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.

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Medical Conditions associated with Policeman's heel:

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Symptoms related to Policeman's heel:

Athletes, Excessive walking, Prolonged standing, Soldiers, Wrong choice of shoes

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