What Type Of Doctor Treats Bursitis?

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Alternative Names

Insertional heel pain


Symptoms
  • Pain in the heel, especially with walking, running, or when the area is touched
  • Pain may get worse when rising on the toes (standing on tiptoes)
  • Red, warm skin over the back of the heel

Signs and tests

Your health care provider will take a history to find out if you have symptoms of retrocalcaneal bursitis. Examining your ankle can find the location of the pain. The physician will look for tenderness and redness in the back of the heel.

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