Heel Pain:
Plantar Fasciitis

We are your people to see for heel pain on the Brisbane’s Northside.

We understand how heel pain can have  huge impact on your life.

It can stop you from doing the things you love to do, as well as the things you need to do in everyday life.

It also can stop you doing the things you need to do to stay or get healthy.

If heel pain is bothering you, we have the expertise, the experience, and the technology to free you from heel pain and get you back on track.

A woman sits on a couch as she rubs her sore right heel

Listening To Your Unique Story

A lady points to her foot whilst a female podiatrists pays attention to her.

How do we know which treatment plan will be right for you?

Because we take the time to listen.

We find out how your injury occurred, what exercise you’ve been doing, what kind of work or other activities you perform, how your overall health is, and very importantly what your goals and dreams are.

By doing this we can work out the cause of your injury and how we might best be able to treat those causes.

It is only by taking the time and care to gather this knowledge that we are able to design a plan that will work for you and your lifestyle.

Depending on the cause of your plantar fasciitis there are a number of treatment options that we can provide.

They can include:

  • Strengthening and stretching exercises,
  • Custom foot orthotics (insoles),
  • Heel raises (shoe inserts at the heel),
  • Footwear advice,
  • Dry needling 

We Tailor Our Treatment Plan for YOU

A podiatrist applying strapping tape to a patient with heel pain
A custom foot orthotic on a teal background

Custom Orthotics

One of the most effective and fast treatments for plantar fasciitis is custom foot orthotics.

these are insoles made to the exact shape of your feet which go into your shoes and alter the forces going through certain tissues.

This can quickly relive pressure from the inflamed heels and reduce tension on the fascia itself.

Our custom orthotics are made from 3D laser scanning that we perform in the clinic with our 3D laser scanner, creating incredibly accurate results.

The better the alignment with your foot, the more effective orthotics are.

We are also able to use different densities of materials in the orthotics so that the heel bone itself sits in a very nice cushioning pad.

High Tech Tools

We use everything at our disposal to help get the right results for you, and this includes the best technology available.

As mentioned above we take images of your feet using a 3D laser scanner when making your orthotics.

Before that we’ll analyse your running and standing gait and possibly your balance using our Sensor Medica Treadmill.

This treadmill couples a 1.2mtr force-plate to measure the exact pressures occurring under your feet with a super high speed camera.

These tools allow us to slow your gait down to frame by frame so that we can see exactly what your feet and legs are doing at each stage of gait, as well as seeing which parts of the feet re going under the most stress.

This has helped us to diagnose patients quicker, working out the root cause of their problem, which we can then treat.

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