Living With Heel Pain? | A Podiatrist Can Treat Your Condition Heel pain is one of the most common foot injuries seen by podiatrists like Dr. Craig H. Thomajan DPM, FACFAS of the Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists.  Heel pain can be caused by up to 25 different factors including poor shoes, overtraining, training on the wrong surfaces and many others.  A thorough exam, which may even include x-rays, can determine the cause of the pain, which will help your podiatrist prescribe an effective treatment plan. Fortunately, heel pain is almost always treatable by experienced doctors.  If you are experiencing heel pain, give the Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists a call at 512-328-8900 for more information.