Haglund’s Deformity – aka pump bump, bauer bump, retrocalcaneal bursitis, or plain old pain on the back of the heel – Surgeons’ Cautions about Surgery

This thread in Podiatry Arena discusses surgery to relieve heel pain a runner was experiencing associated with Haglund’s deformity: “Haglunds in an Elite Marathoner.” Kevin Kirby, a well-known podiatrist, makes this statement: “Avoid this surgery if possible since a poor or fair surgical result will end her running career.” Another podiatrist states: “Long slow recovery from surgery – best suited to non-athletic individuals with sedentary occupations and plenty of patience.”

Using conservative treatment such as ENGO® or ShearBan® can provide relief. Read about how ENGO helped Steve Sorrell to relieve pain from Haglund’s deformity.

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