Do you have questions about foot care? We have answers!

Do you have questions about foot injuries or the causes of foot pain? Dr. Stephanie Carollo provides the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about foot injuries and foot care. If you would like to schedule an appointment to talk about your foot pain, call Dr. Stephanie Carollo’s office at (586) 298-1585.

Achilles Tendon Pain

Q: Why does the back of my heel hurt?

A: You may have Achilles tendonitis, which an inflammation or irritation of the Achilles tendon, which is located in the back of your lower leg, and which attaches to the back of your heel bone which can cause your heel to hurt.  People with this condition often have tight calf muscles.  Some people with pain in the back of the heel can have a heel spur, or bone spur at the back of the heel bone.  For more information about Achilles tendonitis.  Also visit our heel pain page for more information.