Heel Pain or Plantar fasciitis

How does Shockwave Therapy work and what is it?

Radial shockwave therapy is a form of treatment widely used for the management of soft tissue conditions. Radial shockwaves are high energy acoustic sound waves that are transmitted from a probe held against the skin, into the underlying tissues to help trigger a biological change.

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When To See A Podiatrist?

Podiatrists are experts when it comes to all things foot health related. Podiatrists have spent 4 years at university being trained to help prevent, diagnose and treat a range of foot and lower limb injuries and medical conditions.

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Plantar Fascial Tear

Melbourne star and co-captain Jack Viney suffered a foot injury the weekend before last that could keep him sidelined for up to six weeks. It is understood that he had previously been suffering from an aggravated plantar fascia with a small plantar fascial tear.

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Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon is a rope like structure that connects our calf muscles to the heel bone. There is an area within the tendon that has a reduced blood supply, and so the Achilles is one tendon most prone to inflammation and rupture.

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Achilles Tendon Pain or Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendinopathy or Achilles tendonitis is a common overuse injury affecting both men and women. It is seen in across all age groups and affects people of varying fitness levels. It is an injury that generally develops over time (due to overuse) as oppose to a once-off incident. 

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