Pump Bump

Formally called Haglund deformity. An exostosis over the posterolateral aspect of the calcaneus caused by recurrent friction, ± bursitis
Cause Multifactorial—e.g., abnormal mechanics leading to excess motion of calcaneus, congenital deformity of calcaneus, irritation from women’s shoes known as ‘pumps’
Management Open-heeled/flat shoes, moleskin padding of calcaneus, cryomassage, orthotics to control excess motion; surgical excision
Exam Positive 2-finger squeeze test
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Whether you read the sweet, silly, and poignant collection of poetry comprising "Short Pump Bump!" on their own or share it aloud with children ages 5 to 9, "Short Pump Bump" will entice young readers to play a little, smile a little, and forevermore see the place Richmonders call home in a new and endearing way.
Beneath the resounding crunch of coping and squeal of urethane over pump bump, a gentler hum resonates through town--the faint chug of 50-mill wheels over sidewalk crack, the Snap of tail, the ting of truck on handrail.
PUMP BUMP: THE rigid backs or straps of high heels can irritate the heel, creating a bony enlarge-ment also known as H a g l u n d 's deformity.
Pump bump is the common term for a bony enlargement on the back of the heel.
The condition called "pump bump" can lead to bursitis or Achilles tendonitis if left untreated.
Among the foot ailments that particularly affect women are Achilles tendinitis, bunions, hammertoe, metatarsalgia (pain in the ball of the foot) and Haglund's deformity (a bone enlargement at the back of the heel, sometimes referred to as "pump bump").
It is often called a "pump bump" because of its prevalence among wearers of high heels.
The bums probably won't be a big deal as long as you're not planning to build a pump bump fight where they hang their hat.
After a 50-foot downhill colon-cleanse, the fullpipe whips up into a 20-foot, stomach-spilling pump bump, then flushes down again into a 60-foot fullpipe called The Sewer.
On one especially brutal attempt, he caught sideways air off the first pump bump and ass-checked the second one before flopping into a heap.
Other common problems include bunions, bony growths at the base of the big toe caused by tight, ill-fitting shoes, and so-called pump bumps, where straps and the rigid backs of pump-style shoes cause a bony enlargement on the heel.
They warn of 'pump bumps' - also known as Haglund's deformity - pain caused by the daily irritation of a common deformity in the Achilles.