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TAKE YOUR FIRST STEP TOWARDS FIXING YOUR Heel & foot pain

We’re active people and we understand how heel pain can get you down.

Heel pain interferes with your day-to-day life, such as getting out with your friends and family or exercising. In fact, heel pain and arch pain are the leading reasons that people come and see us.

Heel pain is one of the common conditions affecting the foot, and a whole host of issues come under the umbrella of “heel pain”, such as plantar fasciitis, plantar heel pain, fat pad atrophy, insertional achilles tendinopathy, heel spurs, and calcaneal apophysitis, among others.

heel & foot Pain - Information for your first appointment

If your feet and legs are in pain, we’re here for you. In our 60 minute session, our expert team will perform a comprehensive list of services to get you back on your feet, pain-free as quickly as possible.

Treatment inclusions:

  • Taking a detailed history to accurately understand your issues
  • Video Gait Analysis to identify any walking or running problems you may have
  • Physical examination of your feet and legs to determine any issues such as locked joints, muscle strains, or inflamed tendons (just to name a few!)
  • A detailed discussion about what is happening to you and why
  • Developing a comprehensive treatment plan to start you on the road to being active and pain free again
  • Treatment including joint mobilisation, trigger point therapy, orthotics, taping, dry needling and footwear and orthotics recommendations
  • Remedial exercises to make you stronger and more mobile

Initial consult with these services $220.00

SYMPTOMS

  • You may notice pain under your heel or in the arch of your foot—often first thing in the morning or after sitting for a while
  • Heel pain will usually be worse for the first couple of steps and improves with activity as your feet warm up
  • Increasing pain in the heel and arch of your foot towards the end of the day as well as a general feeling of aching and tiredness in your feet

COMMON CAUSES

  • Standing for long periods of time
  • High-impact exercise on a hard surface
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Wearing shoes which don’t have enough cushioning and arch support
  • Overstretching the sole of your foot
  • Being pregnant—with its associated weight gain and relaxed ligaments
  • Being overweight—which means more weight and pressure on your feet
  • Feet that roll inwards or outwards
  • Tight calf muscles
  • Ankles with a restricted range of motion
  • Weak core, leg and foot muscles
  • Your walking style
  • Increasing age
  • Difference in the length of your legs

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