Zest Podiatry & Physio - Why wait till it hurts

Zest Podiatry & Physio

Why wait till it hurts

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Podiatrists Heal Heels #PodsHealHeels

What is #PodsHealHeels?

#PodsHealHeels is a national campaign to build awareness of what podiatrists can do.

Why Heels?

10% of people experience heel pain. It is the most common sports injury, and those long distance runners, with 10% of runners experiencing pain.

What can a podiatrist do?

The lower limb, especially the foot, is our specialist area. Podiatrists are degree educated hcpc registered professionals, we can assess, diagnose and treat.

Make Podiatry the first profession you visit for your feet


Why does my heel hurt? #PodsHealheels

There are so many different conditions that could affect your heel, here are a few:

  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Bone tumour
  • Bursitis (joint inflammation)
  • Haglund’s deformity
  • Heel spur
  • Osteomyelitis (a bone infection)
  • Paget’s disease of bone
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Retrocalcaneal bursitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory joint disease)
  • Sarcoidosis (collections of inflammatory cells in the body)
  • Stress fractures
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome

How do we assess your feet? #PodsHealheels

At Zest Podiatry & Physio we are trained in assessing the joints in the lower limb through our knowledge of biomechanics. We can offer a full musculoskeletal treatment plan using our knowledge alongside in-house diagnostic techniques and equipment.

Lets book you in for an initial MSK assessment.

At this initial appointment we will assess joint range of movement, tendon and muscle strength and ligament flexibility so that we can see what structure is injured/painful – this is a static assessment which informs the treatment plan. You can book the initial assessment directly online.

What are the treatment options for injured & painful heels

From either of our assessments, we can propose a treatment plan comprising of one or more of the following :

And, if we believe you need referral to other experts we can arrange for that too. Supporting #PodsHealHeels

Search & book an initial MSK assessment now

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