- Also known as plantar fasciitis, plantar fasciosis or plantar heel pain.
Refers to dysfunction of the plantar fascia (or plantar aponeurosis) under the foot. It is a connective tissue which connects the heel to the toes. The tissue may thicken, tear or become inflamed from overloading.
- Pain under the arch of the foot. Most often ‘first step’ pain which occurs in the morning or after rest.
- Can occur gradually over time or from an acute injury
- High BMI
- Reduced ankle range of motion
- Foot structure
- Occupation: jobs involving a lot of time standing
- Biomechanical assessment
- Offloading with taping or orthotics
- Footwear recommendations
- Pain relief
- Activity modifications
- THOR low level laser treatment to help reduce inflammation
If in doubt please call us today for an appointment with one of our podiatrists on 5223 1531
THIS INFORMATION IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE PROFESSIONAL PODIATRIC ADVICE. TREATMENT WILL VARY BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS DEPENDING UPON YOUR DIAGNOSIS AND PRESENTING COMPLAINT. AN ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS CAN ONLY BE MADE FOLLOWING PERSONAL CONSULTATION WITH A PODIATRIST.