Haglund’s deformity is also known as “pump bump” because it is prevalent among women who wear pump style shoes although it can also occur in men. A bony enlargement at the back of your heel is common. This bony prominence can lead to irritation and inflammation to the Achilles tendon. People often experience pain from shoe gear rubbing against the back of the heel.


  • Genetics
  • Tight Achilles tendon
  • High arch foot
  • Shoe gear leading to discomfort in the back of your heel

Signs & Symptoms

  • Bony bump on back of heel
  • Swelling at the back of the heel
  • Redness near the inflamed tissue
  • Severe pain in area where Achilles tendon attaches to heel

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