Will Massage Help Bursitis?

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Alternative Names

Insertional heel pain


Prevention

Maintain proper form when exercising, as well as good flexibility and strength around the ankle to help prevent this condition.

Proper stretching of the Achilles tendon helps prevent injury.


References

Wapner KL, Parekh SG. Heel pain. In: DeLee JC, Drez D Jr., Miller MD, eds. DeLee and Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier;2009:section F.

Aranow MS. Posterior heel pain (retrocalcaneal bursitis, insertional and...

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