06 Aug Help for Heel Pain near Mount Victoria – Blue Mountains Podiatry
Treatment for Heel Pain near Mount Victoria
About Heel Pain
Do you get a stabbing pain in your heel when you first get out of bed in the morning?
Do you struggle to place your heel to the ground?
Does your pain decrease after walking around for a few minutes?
If so, you are not alone! Thousands of people suffer from heel pain every day!
At Blue Mountains Podiatry we specialize in diagnosing, managing and treating heel pain and getting you back on your feet, and FAST. The most common type of heel pain is plantarfasciitis (pain under the heel), followed by achilles tendonitis (pain at the back of the heel) and severes disease (growing pain in children). At Blue Mountains Podiatry we specialize in diagnosing, managing and treating heel pain and getting you back on your feet, and FAST.
The onset of heel pain may be gradual or sudden and can be contributed to a number of factors including:
– Pronated or Rolling feet / ankles (flat feet)
– Tight calf muscles
– Inadequate footwear
– Poor biomechanics (the way you walk)
– Being overweight
Here at Blue Mountains Podiatry, heel pain is one of the most common injuries we see, and our expert therapists have a proven track record in getting the best outcomes for all our patients. A thorough initial examination will identify the precise source of you heel pain, which will be accompanied by the most up to date biomechanical analysis using our state of the art 3d technology to identify any contributing factors to your condition. Our goal is to remove your pain as opposed to providing a band aid, quick fix solution.
Treatment options we have available to ensure the best possible outcome include:
– Custom made orthotics (arch supports)
– Deep connective tissue massage
– Specialised heel pain strapping techniques
– Dry needling – Footwear advice
– Stretching and exercise programs
– Night splints
– Ice routine
Don’t let heel pain prevent you performing the activities you love.
Call our clinic at Blue Mountains Podiatry for professional treatment and attention – Situated in 4 locations – Faulconbridge (02 4751 7583), Lithgow (02 6352 5685), Blaxland (02 4702 0221) and Katoomba (02 4782 6169).