Heel Pain Treatment
Heel pain can occur for a number of different reasons. Most people experience it first thing in the morning or during/after activity. Poor foot Biomechanics and inadequate footwear are two of the most common causes of heel pain. Many people suffer from either low arched or high arched feet, and these foot types can put excessive strain on the muscles and connective tissue and Heel Pain Treatment Perth may be required.
The first step to treating heel pain is ensuring you wear adequate footwear. If specific biomechanical correction is needed, orthotics or podiatric footwear are highly recommended. They work by resting the soft tissue structures in the heel and preventing them from getting strained. In some cases, mobilisation, dry needling and exercise may be needed to assist in restoring correct functioning of the foot. Address your concerns by contacting us today to give you the best heel pain relief.
Poor foot Biomechanics
A gait analysis is a detailed look at how you walk and how your foot moves and positions while you walk. There is a vast amount of information that we can determine from analysing how you walk. The mechanisms by which the foot loads can affect the rest of the body.
By looking at your feet we are able to better understand why a person may be suffering recurrent shin splints, knee or hip pain. If a person’s feet are sore first thing in the morning or they have pain while walking on the balls of their feet, analysing the feet using such equipment as
Wearing the wrong footwear can lead to back, ankle and other problems. Athletes are not the only ones who need to be selective with their footwear.
Shoes that are too tight, too loose or without enough support, can lead to unwanted stress on the feet, ankles, lower leg, hip and spine. This ongoing pressure can cause pain and injuries that may limit or prevent participation in work, sports and hobbies.
Chronic ankle sprains, arthritic conditions, bursitis, tendonitis, trauma, fractures. We can often speed up recovery from an injury by using a custom foot orthotic. Wearing custom foot orthotics can sometimes also decrease the chance of re-injury in the future.
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Pain on the top of the foot can be caused by different conditions, the most common of which are due to overuse in activities like running, jumping, or kicking. Conditions caused by overuse include: Extensor tendonitis. This is caused by overuse or tight-fitting shoes.
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Individuals with osteo, rheumatoid or other types of arthritic conditions often need a softer more gentle accommodative orthotic which can provide shock absorption while also controlling gait abnormalities.
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We believe in the Doubleview Podiatry Zebris Orthotic Program and from our experience and clinical assessments, we feel that individual prescription orthotics are the best course of action for you at this time and will give the best clinical results. However, we appreciate that the purchase of orthotics is a significant investment, so we want to make this decision as easy as possible by taking a large part of the risk ourselves – through our unique Orthotic Guarantee.
If in the first 60 days after receiving your orthotics, you do not feel that the orthotics have significantly helped your current condition, or you are at all unhappy with the product, we will:
- Make the necessary adjustments to your devices to ensure you are 100% satisfied. These adjustments will be provided at no cost to you. (Note: the first orthotic review is included in the cost of the orthotics.)
- If these adjustments do not correct the issue or you are just not happy with the devices, we will give you a full refund of the cost of the orthotics.
Some children have a tendency to in-toe or out-toe or have other types of developmental issues including growing pains or frequent tripping/falling. Custom foot orthotics can often be part of the solution both short and long term, depending on the situation.
This is by no means an exhaustive list of conditions that custom foot orthotics can help. If you are wondering if custom foot orthotics are for you we would encourage you to make an appointment with our doctor for an evaluation and frank discussion about the potential benefits.
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Common Questions Our Clients Ask Us
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If you choose to use Vicks VapoRub in an effort to combat your toenail fungus, this method may take about six months or longer and in some cases, may not provide any benefit at all.
- How do I get rid of nail fungus ASAP?
Lunula laser is known to be one of the quickest ways to get rid of nail fungus, as is Canesten® Fungal Nail Treatment Set. Both options may take as little as four weeks to eliminate nail fungus.
- What is the fastest way to cure toenail fungus?
Each person’s fungal nail infection is different, so there’s not one overall fastest option. Some people may find that Lunula laser works quickest for them, whereas others may find a topical treatment such as Canesten® the fastest treatment option.
- What is the most effective treatment for toenail fungus?
Lunula laser is often heralded as the most effective treatment for toenail fungus. Other options have been shown to produce serious side effects or not even work at all, and early fungal nail laser systems often generated uncomfortable heat. Thanks to advances in technology and modern medicine, Lunula laser is considered to be the most effective option today.