Heel pain is something that many people may experience throughout their lifetime. Your feet get a lot of use, and over time, wear and tear can happen. Heel pain can happen for several reasons. It may be that you get a sprain or strain in a specific area of your foot and it leads to heel pain. Fractures and even arthritis are also other common reasons why you may feel heel pain.
Podiatrists can try several treatments to correct foot problems, but foot reconstruction surgery is often the best way to resolve more serious issues that affect the feet. If you're wondering whether foot reconstruction surgery is the best treatment for you, a podiatrist can let you know if you're a good candidate for one of these procedures. Your podiatrist may recommend foot reconstruction surgery if you suffer from any of the following conditions.