Surgical therapy of Haglund's heel

Most patients do Haglund's heel can be through the conservative therapy of Haglund's heel achieve a clear symptom relief up to freedom from symptoms. Frequent problem regardingThe success of the therapy is the continuous stress / overload at work, which often cannot be reduced and stands in the way of successful therapy.

Even the conservative therapy of Haglund's heel does not change the anatomical problems of the prominent one Heel bone. If conservative therapy fails, the indication for surgery be asked.

goal of operative therapy is the Narrowing of the calcaneus body. The posterior protruding bone is completely chipped off and smoothed. The lateral body of the calcaneus is narrowed. At the same time a inflammatory bursa (Bursitis) must be removed.

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The Aftercare sees a partial load lasting several weeks (4-6 weeks) of the affected leg. Some authors recommend a temporary plaster treatment in equinus foot position (1-3 weeks). To relax the Achilles tendon and to protect the scar, a shoe heel should be raised for a total of 6 weeks (e.g. 2 cm) are worn.

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Athletes (joggers, soccer players, etc.) are particularly often affected by diseases of the foot. In some cases, the cause of the foot discomfort cannot be identified at first.
Therefore, the treatment of the foot (e.g. Achilles tendonitis, heel spurs, etc.) requires a lot of experience.
I focus on a wide variety of foot diseases.
The aim of every treatment is treatment without surgery with a complete recovery of performance.

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Which therapy achieves the best results in the long term can only be determined after looking at all of the information (Examination, X-ray, ultrasound, MRI, etc.) be assessed.

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Complication of the operation

The usual ones apply operative complications:

  • Infection, bone infection, wound healing disorder
  • Nerve injuries
  • Thrombosis / pulmonary embolism
  • Achilles tendon injury
  • Relapse / Remaining Discomfort

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