Pediatric

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common childhood complaint. That doesn’t mean, however, that it should be ignored, or that parents should wait to see if it will “go away.” Heel pain is a symptom, not a disease. In other words, heel pain is a warning sign that a child has a condition that deserves attention. Heel pain problems in children are often associated with these signs and symptoms: pain in the back or bottom of the heel, limping, walking on toes, difficulty participating in usual activities or sports