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Haglund's Deformity

Haglund’s deformity (also known as Haglund's syndrome) is a painful bump on back of the heel that occurs when both the Achilles tendon and bursa sac on the heel are injured and inflamed. It is commonly called a "pump bump," because wearing high heels or pumps over time can cause this condition. It can occur in active people of all ages, but especially those who wear rigid footwear during high impact activity, such as hockey players or figure skaters,


Treatment options include:

  • Cortisone shots to relieve pain and reduce inflammation
  •  Surgery to restore mobility in the area

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