You may be referred to a physical therapist to learn exercises to stretch and help relax the tissues in the heel. Your doctor may recommend custom orthotics, shoe inserts, or a removable walking cast to help position your foot and cushion your heel. Night splints can help while you sleep.
Customized orthotics and insoles can help relieve foot pressure. It is important to perform your exercises to help keep your foot stretched and relaxed. Maintaining a healthy weight can help as well.