Heel Pain

One of the most common problems we are asked to treat is Heel Pain.

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After a careful examination and taking of relevant medical history we will devise a treatment plan, based on our findings.

Probably the most common heel condition we deal with is Plantar Fasciitis, the characteristic symptoms of this condition being heel pain after rest, especially first thing in the morning.

Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis involves several approaches, including;

Muscle Stretching exercises

Insoles / Orthotics

Physical therapy

In Stubborn Cases a Steroid Injection can be beneficial in suitable individuals.

There are other causes of heel pain, these include;

Simple Hard skin / Callous and Corns

Tendon problems

Boney Prominance’s

These will be picked up at the initial appointment and dealt with accordingly.