Haglunds Deformity

What is it?

Inflammation of the heel bone (“calcaneus“) due to the pull of the achilles tendon

What are the symptoms?

  • Heel pain, particularly after activity

What are the causes?

  • Poor shoes, especially with poor heel cup
  • Tight calf muscle (“gasto-soleus complex”)

Haglunds Deformity - Inflammation of the Heel Bone