HEEL SPUR

Do you have heel pain? Have you been told that it’s a “spur”?

A heel spur is a boney growth that is caused by increased pressure on fascias or tendons attached to the bone. It’s a reaction to avoud a fasia or tendon rapture. They can be very painful, especially if you’re an active individual and are always on your feet. The y are usually diagnosed via an X-Ray. They can also be indicated via a clinical assessment by podiatrist.

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Symptoms and Causes

Symptoms:

  • Plantar Fascial pain

  • Pain in Morning steps

  • Pain following sitting for long periods of time 

  • Pain after sports

  • Pain during sports

Causes:

  • Excessive pressure 

  • Tight muscles

  • Foot posture

  • Strains on foot muscles and tightness in plantar fascia

How we treat heel Spurs

There are numerous treatments for heel spur, since we tailor treatment for each individual patient it may vary from patient to patient.

How we can help:


Treatment Plan (POLICE : for treating symptoms)

  • P: Protect

  • OL: Optimum loading

  • I: Ice

  • C: Compress 

  • E: Elevate

We also provide:​

  • Dry-needling

  • Massage

  • Orthotics