When one foot is injured with heel pain, your discomfort can be intense. Your body will naturally try to offload the painful heel and shift more weight to your foot that is healthy. As the pressure is shifted, inflammation can begin on your other foot because it is now being overused. You may even see a reduction of pain in the originally painful heel!
If left untreated, the pain will continue to jump from foot to foot until, ultimately, both feet will be simultaneously painful, which can be debilitating. For that reason, do not let your heel pain go untreated. In most cases, plantar fasciitis does not resolve in its own. Your podiatrist in Houston is able to assess your pain and offer treatment options to resolve it before it becomes a greater problem.
If you are suffering with heel pain, whether it has been for one week, one month or one year, contact Houston podiatrist Dr. Andrew Schneider to learn how to relieve your pain as quickly as possible. It's time to stop suffering with heel pain!