Do your heels and feet hurt upon first stepping out of bed in the morning?
Do you experience heel pain while playing sports, working or just going about your daily activity?
At step relief podiatry, heel pain is one of our most common presenting complaints across all ages. Heel pain can be debilitating at times and while it may subside on its own, it may often become worse and harder to manage when left untreated.
Heel pain if often due to condition termed plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. This can leave one feeling sharp stabbing pain in the feel and arch of the foot.
It is typically caused by tightness in the leg and foot muscles, overuse, incorrect footwear or biomechanical origins.
Heel pain may also be caused by muscle tears or bone injury and thus it’s important to gain an accurate diagnosis in order to get you back to your desired pain free lifestyle.
At Step relief we offer a range of therapies for heel pain, this includes:
Stretching and exercise plans
Footwear advice based on your foot type and gait
Custom personalised orthotics
If you are experiencing heel pain, visit our website to find out about our may locations where we may assist in reducing your pain and get your feet back on track!