Heel pain comes in many forms and can be due to a variety of causes. Plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, tibialis posterior dysfunction, Sever’s Disease (in children), and Achilles tendonitis/tendinopathy are all conditions that can cause heel pain.
To treat these problems successfully differs greatly on the ailment and also is dependent on the patient’s foot type and position, level of pain, their gait (walking and running style), activity level and length of time they have had the issue. It is essential to have a proper assessment and treatment plan to have the best chance of successful recovery.
Our podiatrists are committed to have a clear treatment goal which may include stretching, strengthening, taping/strapping, orthotic therapy/insoles, footwear advice, activity modification and anti-inflammatory modalities to assist in getting you pain free and walking normally as soon as possible.