Plantar Fasciitis Massage

Is Plantar Fasciitis Massage Beneficial in Terms of Treatment? Many of the patients attending the heel clinic have tried previous treatments including plantar fasciitis massage. The results from this treatment are inconclusive and currently there is no evidence based research to support the therapy. Plantar fasciitis massage involves firm soft tissue release through the soul […]

Heel Spur Inserts

Heel Spur Inserts for Plantar Heel Pain An overweight lady approximately 50 years of age presented to the Heel Clinic reporting chronic heel pain from plantar fasciitis and requesting heel spur inserts to relieve the pain. This lady had been in pain for more than 12 months and was becoming increasingly frustrated as the pain […]

Outer Heel Pain

What Causes Outer Heel Pain A 34-year-old healthy female presented to the podiatrist at the Sydney heel pain clinic complaining of outer heel pain. The discomfort that she was experiencing was located laterally, along the side of her right heel just below her ankle bone. The patient was sure that she was suffering from a […]

What Does a Heel Spur Look Like

A Common Question at the Heel Clinic – What Does a Heel Spur Look Like? The podiatrists at the Heel Clinic often report one of the most common questions from patients being what does a heel spur look like? The image below will answer the question accordingly. As you can see, a heel spur is […]

Case Study: Spur on Heel

Case History of Spur on Heel of Left Foot There was a 42-year-old male who arrived at the heel clinic complaining of a spur on heel of his left foot, which had been troublesome for approximately seventeen weeks. This gentleman described a sharp stabbing pain through the base of his heel which was constantly sore […]

Plantar Fasciitis Management

New Patient Needing Plantar Fasciitis Management Plan In February 2019, and new patient arrived at the Heel clinic requesting assistance with his plantar fasciitis management. Both feet were severely affected by an acute and chronic case of plantar fasciitis which was causing extreme heel pain and also moderate discomfort through the arch of both of […]

Heel Pain After Walking

A 62-year-old female presented to the Heel Clinic complaining of heel pain after walking. She had been suffering with this condition for approximately 12 months and had tried several treatments. She reports to the sports podiatrist that in addition to the heel pain when walking she also felt considerable pain approximately 1 or 2 hours […]