Heel spur pain is the most common sports injury seen by podiatrists and can affect all age groups and Plantar faciitis is the most common cause of heel pain.Book A Consultation
Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the origin of the plantar fascia (tissue that helps maintain your foot arch) underneath the heel or in the arch of the foot.
Injury to the plantar fascia can occur due to a sudden impact and tear (eg. Jumping down off a large step) or due to repetitive trauma (eg. Everyday walking on hard surfaces). Other less common causes of heel spur pain include: heel fat pad bruising, stress fracture of the heel bond, nerve entrapment, bursitis and inflammatory arthritic conditions.
Heel spur pain can be effectively managed with the correct equipment and treatment plan. Many of these remedies can be done from the comfort of your home after being examined by a healthcare professional.