Haglund Deformity

haglund deformity

What is Haglund Deformity?

Haglund’s Deformity is form of heel deformity. The heelbone is the largest bone of the foot. The largeAchilles tendon attaches to the back of the heelbone. Between the bone and the Achilles tendon rests a bursa, a lubricated sac of tissue that allows the tendon to slide easily against the bone during movement of the foot. Sometimes the shape of a bone can cause problems in the foot where by the condition caused by a prominent bump on the back of the heel.


Symptoms of Haglund Deformity

  • Pain at the back of the heel
  • Swollen and inflammed

 


Causes of Haglund Deformity

  • Pressure on the back of the heel
  • Achilles Tendon

 


Treatment for Haglund Deformity

  • Stay out of wearing shoes
  • Surgery

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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