Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bursitis of the Heel Outlook

What to expect with heel bursitis:

  • Heel bursitis usually resolves within 1 to 2 weeks.

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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