...Can you describe more what the pain feels like, and where? If it's similarish, I can share what I do to help.
I would say it's' as if there is loss of support inside and under the front of the ankle/top of the heel. The pain starts as soreness but will progress to stabbing if I let it go long enough. Eventually it gets to the point where it doesn't feel like I have a heel at all. I'd say the end result is similar but my ankle tends to swell just below the ankle bone, since I broke the heel at the top.
I never had proper PT after this happened. I was a senior in college and the doctors didn't seem too concerned with rehab (surprisingly). I've noticed my ankle can roll easily so I've been trying to work more on my balance with that foot lately.
...Softer boots may help, or something like super feet inserts to cushion the heel better.
That's an interesting idea. You'd think less support would make it hurt more.