Heel Pain Why Seeking a Professional Opinion May Be Important

Heel pain is a common condition, and many people suffer from it. If you have been seeking relief for your heel pain without success, seeking a professional opinion may be the next logical step. In this blog post, we will discuss the reasons why going to see a podiatrist may help relieve your heel pain once and for all!

Plantar fasciitis – inflammation of the plantar fascia or band of tissue running along the sole of your foot. The pain usually worsens as you start walking and decreases as you continue to walk. This condition often occurs after a period of rest.

We can help identify the cause of your heel pain and implement various strategies addressing the underlying reason it’s developed. Treatment such as cortisone injections and anti-inflammatory medication often just mask the pain. By identifying and addressing the root cause, we are able to help decrease pain levels significantly.

When it comes to heel pain, many people are quick to get an over-the-counter medication or do some research online. However, if you’ve been suffering for weeks or months without any relief and your doctor hasn’t found anything wrong with you, this may be a sign that seeking professional advice is necessary.

If you want to know more about what might be causing your heel pain before committing yourself to expensive treatments like cortisone injections, Book an appointment today or contact us for more infomation!

Mr James Ferrie
B. Pod. (La Trobe); Mem. A. Pod. A
Principal Practitioner / Founder of My Sports Podiatrist