Heel Pain and Treatment in Seminole & St. Petersburg, FL

Since 1990, Dr. Kopelman has helped the people of Tampa Bay overcome heel and foot pain, whether that pain is occasional or chronic. Although able to treat many issues surrounding the foot, The Heel and Foot Pain Center of Tampa Bay specializes in the treatment of heel pain and will get you back on your feet in no time.

Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. This refers to an inflammation in and around the insertion of plantar fascia, the connective tissue between your heel and the ball of your feet, into
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the heel bone. It can be associated with development of a bone spur on the heel bone, stretching or pushing the connective issue and causing pain.

Heel pain is often most prominent with first few steps after getting out of bed in morning, or after extended periods of inactivity, such as long drives in a car or long periods of sitting, with pain again prominent with initial ambulation.


Dr. Kopelman specializes in both premade and custom engineered orthotics. These orthotics help to correct foot problems, improving your posture and relieving pain as a safe alternative treatment strategy instead of surgery. We invest time and thoughtful care into customized design orthotics for children, adults, seniors and athletes.

At The Heel and Foot Pain Center of Tampa Bay, we'll examine your foot structure to determine the most likely cause of pain, then prescribe treatment. Often, heel pain can be treated with simple measures, such as stretching, medication, steroid shots or orthotics. We offer commercial orthotics and custom orthotics made in house to fit your foot and relieve pain.

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