I had an ulcer removed from my heel, it was infected down to the calcaneous, which a lot was removed. I now suffer from constant burning unrelieved pain.
You need to supply more information about your heel situation. A helpful answer will probably depend on what medical/health/trauma situations caused your ulcer, if surgery closed the wound, if the post-op wound is unhealed, what treatments have been used (by doctor and you) to relieve the pain.
What type of Post-op footwear were you provided?
If some disease limits sensation or blood flow, it also limits some of the mechanical and pharmaceutical suggestions about pain management. At the same time, a prior disease may also extend healing time and pain perceptions.
Have a serious talk with your doctor; the surgeon may not be as helpful in the extended-recovery phases of pain management. If you think there is someone else (family/friend) that will get more questions answered, take them with you into your wound/pain-related medical appointments.
The way people describe pain is subjective (from their associated experiences). I associate "burning pain" "shock-like pain" to nerve pain. "Aching-pain," or "cold-sensed-pain," I relate to circulatory and sometimes muscle issues. "Throbbing-painpain," with/associated aches, I usually relate to swelling involving boney areas.
Without knowing more details about the underlying reason for your surgery or the status of your Post-op wound, my suggestion for interrupting your pain (give you at least partial, temporary/hopefully permanent pain) is a short-term nerve block injection into or above your surgical site.
Hope you get better.
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