Heel Pain

Heel pain can be painful and distressing. Your Northernhay Clinic team encounter and treat Heel Pain most days in our clinics.  We understand Heel Pain. Our expert team has the experience to help manage an often ‘stubborn ‘ condition. Correct assessment of underlying causes and adressing each factor is key.

Helping You With Your Heel Pain 

Plantar Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciopathy (or ‘Plantar Fasciitis’ as it is commonly known) affects at least 1 in 10 of us in our lifetimes. Characterised by pain on the bottom of the heel that is typically worse in the mornings, it can be a serious cause of pain & inactivity. Not all Heel Pain is Plantar Fasciopathy and many other causes do exist. 

Foot Orthoses

Pain in the bottom of your  Heel  is a common condition affecting the bottom of the  heel.  Its often poorly understood & therefore not managed well. There are a number of factors that can contribute to heel pain  including: Training error, Load Management and foot function issues such as flat feet or high arches. Foot orthoses can help to manage your heel pain and allow you to return to the activities you love. 

In Good Hands

The history of your heel pain is paramount. A number of factors can contribute to heel pain. Usually, these are load based, but our in-depth history taking can help to make this clear for you. Our Team have been differentially diagnosing complex Heel Pain for 25 years.

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Starting with a good history of your symptoms, together we can make informed choices about your treatment. 

Heel Pain Is Complex

Plantar Fasciitis is a common term used for all pain in the heel and arch of the foot. However, it’s a little more complex than that. If you want to find out a few conditions that may be the cause of your ongoing heel pain please click below.

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39 Northernhay St, Exeter, EX4 3ER