Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common complaint in podiatry, and it can be caused by various conditions. Some of the most common causes of heel pain include plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, Achilles tendonitis, and bursitis.


Experience relief from heel pain with our specialized plantar fasciitis therapies and treatments in Adelaide at The Foot Pain Clinic. Our tailored heel pain treatment options target plantar fasciitis and heel spurs, providing effective therapy for heel pain. Serving Golden Grove, Fairview Park, and Glenelg, we’re here to alleviate your discomfort and restore your mobility.


Symptoms include:


– Pain in the heel that is typically worse in the morning or after sitting for an extended period

– Pain that intensifies when standing, walking, or running

– Stiffness or tenderness in the heel area

– Swelling or redness in the heel area

– A clicking or popping sensation in the heel


Treatment options:


– Rest and ice: Resting the affected foot and applying ice to the heel can help to reduce swelling and pain.

– Stretching exercises: Performing stretching exercises can help to alleviate pain and stiffness in the heel area.

– Shoe modifications: Wearing shoes that provide proper support and cushioning can help to reduce stress on the heel.

– Custom orthotics: Custom orthotics are shoe inserts that are designed to provide support and alleviate pain in the foot and heel area.

– Physical therapy: Physical therapy can help to strengthen the muscles and tissues in the foot and leg, which can help to reduce pain and prevent future injuries.

– Medications: Over-the-counter pain medications, such as ibuprofen or paracetamol, can help to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation in the heel.


A podiatrist can perform a thorough examination and recommend an appropriate treatment plan based on your individual needs.


1. Book a Consultation

To start the process of living life without pain, simply choose a location and book online or over the phone.

2. Receive a thorough assessment & treatment plan

We will carefully and thoroughly assess you. We can then create a tailored plan to get you feeling better and pain free sooner!

3. Live life without pain

When there is less pain, you can go back living a better life. Get your quality of life back!