Heel Pain In Children

Heel Pain In Children

Heel pain in children Heel pain in children is not uncommon. In fact, children whether involved in competitive sports or not can find themselves with heel pain. Sometimes ignoring symptoms can lead to other lower limb injuries, so it is best to see your Podiatrist if...
What is a Plantar Plate Tear?

What is a Plantar Plate Tear?

The plantar plate is a thick ligament which attaches each metatarsal to the base of the toe bones. This plate is designed to stop the over extension of our toes, however when the plate is overloaded or stained a tear may occur. So, how do we know if we are at risk of...
What is Plantar Fasciitis & how do we treat it?

What is Plantar Fasciitis & how do we treat it?

What is Plantar Fasciitis & how do we treat it? Plantar Fasciitis is a stubborn injury and a common cause of heel pain. It develops when the band of fibres along the bottom of the foot connecting the heel bone to the toes (also creating the arch of the foot)...

What is Low Level Laser Therapy & how can it help?

Are you recovering from an injury or have foot pain that doesn’t seem to respond to treatment? There are alternative treatment options that are non-invasive that can relieve the pain and help you to recover faster. Low Level Laser therapy is one of those treatments....

Heel Pain: Treatment for Aching Heels

“Ouch, my heel hurts” – this is a complaint we hear often. Heel pain is one of the most common conditions we treat and there are many different causes. Seeing a Podiatrist for a proper assessment is the first step in the journey to becoming pain-free. What are...