Category Archives: Conditions

Haglund’s Deformity (Retrocalcaneal Bursitis)

Haglund’s Deformity (Retrocalcaneal Bursitis) Overview This condition is a bony enlargement on the back of the heel that can aggravate the retrocalcaneal bursa, a fluid-filled sac located on the back of the heel between the Achilles tendon and the calcaneus. The bursa can become inflamed and swollen, a condition called bursitis. Haglund’s deformity most commonly […]

Fracture of the Heel Bone (Calcaneus)

Fracture of the Heel Bone (Calcaneus) Overview This condition is a break in the heel bone, called the calcaneus, which forms the back of the foot. This bone supports the foot and is important for normal walking. Causes Fractures of the heel bone most commonly occur from severe trauma to the foot, often from a […]