Why is my heel sore?

The most common form of heel pain that we see at Reform Podiatry Camden is Plantar Fasciitis. Patients from all over Sydney present with heel pain for expert opinion with our Camden Podiatrist. However, one of the most common misdiagnoses your Sydney Foot Doctor sees is people being treated for Plantar Fasciitis, when it is in fact not.

Many patients have been prescribed orthotics, shock wave therapy, taping and dry needling to fix ‘plantar fasciitis’ and haven’t responded in a way that they expected. This is because not all forms of heel pain are plantar fasciitis.

Heel pain can be:

All of these conditions are treated differently – as the cause of pain will vary. If your current heel pain treatment plan prescribed is not working, please contact our clinic so we can assess, diagnose and treat the cause of your heel pain properly.   

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