What is Heel Pain?
- Commonly occurring symptom that presents with a myriad of etiologies, including plantar fasciitis, Baxter’s neuritis, fat pad atrophy, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes mellitus, pes planus, pes cavus and many more!
- Our feet (particularly, our HEELS) can bare in excess of two times our body weight in ground reaction forces with EVERY STEP that we take
- When pain is experienced in the heel, a foot assessment is strongly recommended
- Receive education on foot type, footwear, therapeutic modalities, strengthening, and use of orthotic devices
What are the benefits of going to see a foot specialist?
There are several benefits to paying a visit to a chiropodist, also known as a foot specialist. Pain relief tends to be the biggest benefit for those suffering from issues such as heel spurs and plantar fasciitis. Chiropodists can also prescribe your custom orthotics that will help manage foot deformities, such as bunions. Custom orthotics can also improve posture and help patients hold their chiropractic adjustments longer. There are other symptoms like nail fungus, ingrown nails and many others. A licensed and knowledgeable chiropodist can help you get relief from several aches and pain. When it comes to your foot health and associated foot care, trust your feet in the hands of a friendly professional.
To summarize some of the benefits:
- Relieve Your Pain
- Improve foot deformities
- Improved posture
- and many more....