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Heel Pain

Pain in the heel can be caused by many different issues. Changes in activity levels, foot wear, prolonged weight bearing, or an acute fall or injury can be the cause of heel pain.

Some of the possible pathologies attributed to pain in the heel area:

  • Heel fracture
  • Heel stress fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Medial or lateral ankle tendinopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of the ankle joints
  • Heel pad syndrome
  • Nerve entrapments
  • Radiculopathy – referred pain from the back

Sometimes it’s one of the above or a combination. We use clinical assessment and ultrasound for a more accurate diagnosis of your heel pain. Video gait analysis may also be part of the overall assessment. Occasionally an MRI scan referral is suggested.

Treatment options available are varied and dependent on the diagnosis. We will speak to you about this during your consultation. Please book a musculoskeletal assessment.

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