Haglund's Deformity

What is Haglunds deformity?

Haglund’s deformity is a problem with the back of the heel or calcaneus bone in which there is an enlargement of the bone and also a bursa commonly develops over the bone to protect it. The combination of the enlarged bone and the bursa can...

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What causes Haglunds deformity

Haglund’s deformity is caused by a combination of the genetic shape of the heel bone (calcaneus) and pressure from the footwear. Haglund’s is a prominence of the bone at the back of that heel bone and that shape is determined by your...

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What is Bauer Bump?

A Bauer Bump is what ice hockey players call a Haglund’s deformity. Haglund’s deformity is an enlargement of the posterior superior aspect of the calcaneus or heel bone. As the bone is a bit larger than average the footwear can place...

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