CASE STUDIES

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 […]

Case Study – Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis – Double Trouble

Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis

A 48 year old female presented to the Sydney heel pain clinic in Miranda complaining of plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis in her left foot. She had been suffering with these two conditions for approximately 3 months and reports to the podiatrist that the pain from these conditions was affecting her ability to exercise. The […]

Case Study – Plantar Fasciitis – Also a Tourist Problem

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis History A 32 year old female who came to Sydney on holiday from Poland, presents to the Sydney heel pain clinic complaining of plantar fasciitis. She reports to the podiatrist that she has been walking around the city every day for approximately 10 days. Prior to this she was sightseeing and travelling around […]

Case Study August 2017 – Plantar Fasciitis, The Cause of Heel Pain.

A 52 year old female presents to the Sydney heel pain clinic in Miranda, complaining of heel pain which she thinks is due to plantar fasciitis. She has been suffering with this condition for nearly 2 years and has been unable to find a solution. The plantar fasciitis is causing pain every single day and […]

Case Study October 2017 – Sever’s Disease Causing Heel Pain

Sever’s Disease

A 12 year old boy presents to the Sydney heel pain clinic in Miranda, complaining of Sever’s disease in his right foot. The child’s mother reports to the podiatrist that her son has been suffering with heel pain for approximately 7 months. She took her boy to see the doctor who referred her for an […]

Case Study November 2017 – Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis is a condition affecting anybody from all walks of life, not just sports participants. In November of 2017, a 47 year old male arrives at the Sydney Heel Pain Clinic in Miranda complaining of Achilles tendonitis of more than 12 months. The condition is only affecting his left ankle and he has no […]

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