Heel Pain treatment by Echuca Podiatry


Heel Pain

Heel pain can be caused by numerous conditions including plantar fasciitis.  Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition that is caused by placing excessive strain through the plantar fascia (a thick band of connective tissue that runs through the arch of the foot). This strain normally occurs in the middle of the arch or at its attachment site in the heel. Some common causes include:

  • Acute injury
  • Poor foot biomechanics and the foot rolling inwards
  • Poor footwear
  • Higher than average body weight

Treatment options include: Rest and reduced activity, Ice, Low dye taping, Orthotics, Footwear.

Give us a call on 03 5482 5844 to make an appointment to assess, diagnose and prescribe the best treatment plan for your heel pain.