Heel pain is very common and can be experienced by people of all ages. Pain that has been there more than a month, typically gets worse. If you get excruciating pain getti expert Podiatrist will be able to help you understand why you are experiencing pain and how to fix it. Book in an Initial biomechanical assessment.book now
WHY AM I GETTING HEEL PAIN?
Genetics can predispose you to this condition.
High arch foot type.
Overuse of this tendon, commonly seen in people who run regularly. This can also be a problem for dancers, people who play tennis and other sports which involves jumping.
Wearing inappropriate footwear for training or exercising.
Poor technique when training or exercising. e.g. poor running technique.
Training or exercising on hard or sloped surfaces.
Changing your training program. e.g. rapidly increasing the intensity and frequency of your training sessions.
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