Expert Heel Pain Treatment

Restore Comfort and Mobility at LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists
Get relief from heel pain, heel spurs, and plantar fasciitis in Lakewood, CO. Expert care for comfortable steps. Schedule an appointment today (303) 233-9107.

Welcome to LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists, the premier destination for comprehensive plantar fasciitis treatment. Our dedicated team of experienced podiatrists specializes in diagnosing and effectively treat in gheel pain, helping you understand its causes, symptoms, and personalized treatment options to alleviate discomfort and restore your foot's health.

Understanding Heel Pain

  • Common Causes of Heel Pain: Heel pain can stem from various factors, such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, heel spurs, stress fractures, and bursitis. These conditions result from overuse, injury, or underlying medical conditions affecting the foot.
  • Risk Factors: Several factors increase the likelihood of experiencing heel pain, including engaging in high-impact activities, improper footwear, obesity, age, and certain medical conditions. Identifying these risk factors can guide effective prevention and treatment strategies.

Recognizing Heel Pain Symptoms

  • Location and Type of Pain: Heel pain typically manifests as sharp or dull discomfort in the bottom of the heel, back of the heel, or along the arch. It may be accompanied by tenderness, swelling, or redness in the affected area.
  • Morning Heel Pain: Many individuals experience intense pain when taking their first steps in the morning or after periods of rest, known as post-static dyskinesia. This pain gradually subsides with activity. Pain during Activities: Heel pain can worsen during weight-bearing activities like walking, running, hiking, or prolonged standing, hindering mobility and daily activities.

Personalized Treatment Options for Heel Pain

  • Conservative Treatments: Our expert podiatrists employ various non-surgical approaches tailored to your specific condition. These include rest, icing, stretching exercises, physical therapy, custom orthotic devices, medical equipment and footwear modifications to relieve pain and promote healing.
  • Medications: Depending on the severity of your condition, our podiatrists may recommend anti-inflammatory medications, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or administer corticosteroid injections to reduce pain and inflammation.
  • Surgical Treatment: While many cases of heel pain can be effectively managed through nonsurgical treatments, we recognize that some conditions may require a more advanced approach. If conservative treatments fail to provide the desired relief and restore functionality, our experienced team is well-equipped to offer surgical interventions tailored to your specific needs.

Expert Podiatric Care for Heel Pain

  • Accurate Diagnosis: Our experienced podiatrists utilize comprehensive examinations, detailed review of your medical history, and diagnostic imaging to accurately diagnose the underlying cause of your heel pain, ensuring effective treatment.
  • Customized Treatment Plans: We develop personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific needs, considering factors such as the severity of your condition, lifestyle, and treatment preferences. Our goal is to alleviate pain, address the root cause, and restore your foot's health and mobility.
  • Patient Education and Prevention: We prioritize patient education and preventive measures to minimize the risk of future heel pain occurrences.




Are You Looking for a heel pain specialist in Lakewood, Co? At LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists, we are committed to providing exceptional care and expert treatment for heel pain. Our experienced podiatrists work closely with you, utilizing advanced diagnostic techniques and personalized treatment approaches to alleviate pain, restore mobility, and improve your quality of life. Take the first step towards pain-free feet by scheduling a consultation with our compassionate team today. Serving patients in Lakewood, Denver, Wheat Ridge, Golden, Arvada, Littleton, Morrison, and surrounding areas. Contact us online or call our Lakewood office at (303) 233-9107.

Let’s Take the Leap Together

At LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists PLLC, we advocate for your comfort, mobility, and overall well-being. We invite you to join us on a journey towards healthier, happier feet and a life lived to its fullest potential.