The heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot, and like all bones, it is subject to outside influences that can affect its integrity and cause pain. A bony enlargement on the back of the heel bone (Haglund’s Deformity) is sometimes called “pump bump” because it often occurs in women who wears pumps.
This is the inflammation of any tendon. Achilles tendinitis, or an inflammation of the Achilles tendon, is one of the most common causes of foot or ankle pain.
This common skin disease is caused by a fungus. It most commonly attacks the feet because shoes create a warm, dark, and humid environment that encourages fungus growth.
Corns & Calluses
Corns and calluses are areas of thickened skin that develop to protect an area from irritation. They are usually caused by rubbing or excess pressure against a particular part of the foot.