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Plantar Fasciitis Socks: Do they work?

Plantar fasciitis socks have recently gained popularity as a cost-effective home remedy for plantar fasciitis. A quick internet search will return dozens of websites flogging their wares, claiming to heal your plantar fasciitis. From footless,…

Pain in the Back of the Heel

What causes pain in the back of the heel? Pain in the back of the heel, or posterior heel pain, as it is medically referred to, is most commonly caused by either calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s disease), Achilles tendonitis, Achilles tendon…

Stretches for Heel Pain

Information about stretches for heel pain If you have ever experienced pain in the heels of your feet, your sports podiatrist may have recommended some stretches for heel pain. Stretching is an important part of most prevention, treatment and…

Heel Pad Pain

What are the signs of heel pad pain? Heel pad pain is most commonly felt directly in the middle of the heel bone. It is usually described as a deep and dull aching that feels like a permanent bruise. Walking barefoot on hard surfaces, such…

Heel Pain from Running

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF HEEL PAIN FROM RUNNING? Heel pain from running can be due to a number of conditions, including plantar fasciitis, structural or muscular issues or imbalances in the lower leg and foot, or sometimes even your biomechanics…

Outer Heel Pain

Outer heel pain is sometimes also referred to as lateral heel pain. The term refers to pain that runs along the outer side of the ankle. It is a symptom, rather than a condition, and therefore indicates a problem in the back of the foot. Depending…

Upper Heel Pain

What is a Possible Cause of Upper Heel Pain? One of the most common causes of upper heel pain is insertional Achilles tendinopathy. This condition is sometimes confused with Achilles tendinitis which affects the tendon more proximally above…

Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

A Common Question: What are the Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis Many patients will attend the Sydney heel Pain clinic reporting chronic discomfort in the heel, and one of the typical questions they ask is what are the best shoes for plantar…
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Plantar Fasciitis Management

What Does Plantar Fasciitis Management Involve Currently there is insufficient evidence to allow scientific clarity surrounding the most effective form of plantar fasciitis management. There are many different types of treatment for plantar…

Heel Pain in Kids

WHAT CAUSES HEEL PAIN IN KIDS? One of the most common causes of heel pain in kids is a condition known as severs. Severs disease, or Severs syndrome is a condition that occurs in children between the age of 7 and 14 years. This condition is…

Achilles Tendon Rupture

What is Behind An Achilles Tendon Rupture If you have experienced an Achilles tendon rupture then you will be all-too-familiar with that snapping sensation and that acute pain that stops you in your tracks. When the Achilles tendon tears, it…

Evaluation of Plantar Fasciitis Treatments

Evaluation of Plantar Fasciitis An evaluation of plantar fasciitis and the treatment options that are available, is important in order to gain an understanding of the efficacy off all different management options. At the Sydney heel pain clinic,…

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