Home remedies for heel pain include resting, applying ice compresses to the heels for 15 to 20 minutes up to four times a day and wearing arch supports, advises Healthline. It is also possible to reduce heel pain by doing foot stretches, notes WebMD.
Resting and elevating the feet while applying ice compresses for up to 20 minutes at a time helps to reduce swelling in the feet, says Healthline. Arch supports can also be inserted in shoes to decrease pain in the heels. Foot stretches, such as the towel stretch exercise, can be done at home to relieve heel pain and tightness, says WebMD.