CASE STUDIES

CASE STUDY – 34-YR. OLD MALE WITH CHRONIC HEEL PAIN FROM PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Patient Case History – Plantar Fasciitis Patient came to Sydney Heel Pain clinic complaining of heel pain from plantar fasciitis. The patient has worked in construction for about 4 years and his heel pain began around 12-18 months prior to coming to Sydney Heel Pain. Within the past 6 months, the pain and occurrence of […]

Case Study – Achilles Tendonitis in a Middle Aged Lady

Case History of Achilles Tendonitis In March 2018 a 55 year old lady presents to the Sydney heel pain clinic complaining of Achilles tendonitis of approximately 18 months. She feels a hot stabbing pain at the base of the Achilles tendon attachment, around the calcaneus. She reports to the sports podiatrist at Sydney heel pain […]

Case Study – Achilles Tendonitis – A Common Condition for Sports Podiatrist

A Sports Podiatrist Account of a Patient with Achilles Tendonitis In April 2018, a 38 year old man presents to the sports podiatrist complaining of Achilles tendonitis in his left leg. This patient reports a sharp pain through the shaft of the Achilles tendon that has been problematic for more than 18 months. The patient […]

Case Study May 2018 – Shock Wave Therapy for Achilles Tendonitis

A 32 Year Old Female Runner Presents to the Sydney Heel Pain Clinic for Shockwave Therapy to her Achilles Tendonitis Shockwave therapy is becoming increasingly popular for the treatment of ailments such as Achilles tendonitis. shockwave therapy is used in order to stimulate healing and create revascularization of the tissue. There are also pain-relieving benefits […]

Case Study – March 2018 – Plantar Fasciitis or Tibialis Posterior Tendonitis

A 42-year-old nurse presents to the Sydney heel pain clinic in Miranda complaining of plantar fasciitis. She reports that she has been in severe pain for 6 weeks but has been experiencing discomfort in her right foot for more than 9 months. Her doctor has informed her that she has tibialis posterior tendonitis, but the […]

Part 2: Case Study – Plantar Fasciitis or Plantar Fibroma, Achilles Tendonitis – Continued

Biomechanical Assessment for Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis In order to determine the cause of the patient’s plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis the sports podiatrist carried out a biomechanical assessment with the patient standing, walking, and running on a treadmill in his bare feet. Bisection lines were drawn along the line of the tibia, Achilles […]

Case Study – Plantar Fasciitis or Plantar Fibroma, Plus Achilles Tendonitis

A 27-year-old male attended the Sydney heel pain clinic complaining of plantar fibroma, but demonstrated symptoms of plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. He had arch pain in both feet and felt most of his pain just in front of the heel at the transition into the arch of the foot.  He was experiencing equal levels […]

Case Study March 2018 – Sever’s Disease or Plantar Fasciitis

Can we differentiate between Sever’s disease and plantar fasciitis? A 12-year-old boy presents to the Sydney heel pain clinic complaining of pain through the sole of his right foot of approximately 6 months, and his mother has been informed that he has either Sever’s disease or plantar fasciitis. He complains of pain around the base […]

Case Study February 2018 – Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis Causing Heel Pain

A 42-year-old male presents to the Sydney heel pain clinic complaining of heel pain, and describes to the sports podiatrist at his suffering with plantar fasciitis in one foot and Achilles tendonitis in the other. He is a keen runner and has been participating in triathlons for some time. He has never had Achilles tendonitis […]

Case Study – Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis, Peroneal Tendonitis

Differential diagnosis including plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis Plantar fasciitis is an extremely common condition seen amongst podiatrists in the clinic today. However, occasionally patients can be misdiagnosed due to pain in other parts of the foot anatomy and conditions that give symptoms similar to that of plantar fasciitis. These conditions include, but are not […]

Case Study – Plantar Fasciitis – The Most Common Cause of Heel Pain

Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain evidenced in our Sydney heel pain clinic to date. The condition affects women more than men and commonly occurs in people aged approximately 50 years. Occasionally, younger people will present with heel pain from plantar fasciitis but this is less […]

Case Study – Tight Calf Muscles – The Cause of Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis

Tight Calf Muscles

Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis Two of the most common conditions that we treat at the Sydney Heel Pain clinics are plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. These two conditions seem to affect people from all walks of life. While our typical patient is a female aged in the latter half of her life, these conditions […]

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