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Heel Pain - Common Causes and Treatment Options
Dr. Alex Yanovskiy, DPM - Des Plaines & Hoffman Estates

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The three most leading causes of heel pain include plantar fasciitis, stress fractures of the heel bone, and Achilles tendonitis. Each is easily diagnosed after a quick visit with a podiatrist, like Dr. Yanovskiy, and can be relieved by a variety of treatments. Dr. Yanovskiy will talk you through your options at the end of your first visit, providing an expert recommendation for how to proceed.

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Dr. Alexander Yanovskiy specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the numerous conditions that can lead to heel pain, and he strives to offer same-day relief in every possible case. He offers convenient appointment times and emergency consultation, so you can get the care you need right when you need it. Dr. Yanovskiy works with the most advanced diagnostic technology in the field, and offers physical therapy, over-the-counter orthotics, and surgical correction on-site, if necessary. Dr. Yanovskiy knows that every patient is different, and each condition requires special attention and a unique treatment plan. He works closely with each patient to determine the source of their pain and how he can quickly and effectively offer relief.

If you’re experiencing heel pain, an appointment with Dr. Yanovskiy is a quick and easy step on the road to recovery. He’ll offer consultation and diagnosis, and talk you through a variety of treatment options. Above, Dr. Yanovskiy has provided a little information on the leading causes of heel pain, and how he can help.

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Dr. Yanovskiy offers a full suite of comprehensive FOOT & ANKLE services

Heel Pain

At Illinois Foot & Ankle Clinic, our services include a full range of comprehensive treatments.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis refers to an inflammation of the plantar fascia (a soft tissue band at the...

Stress Fractures

Stress fractures are small cracks in the bone. They can cause chronic pain, but don’t always...

Achilles Tendonitis

“Achilles tendonitis” refers to an inflammation of the Achilles tendon.

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