Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis near Springwood, 2777

Our team at Blue Mountains Podiatry provide expert and friendly podiatry care for plantar fasciitis near Springwood and the surrounding communities.

About Plantar Fasciitis

plantar fasciitis Springwood, 2777Feel a sharp pain in the heel when you first get out of bed?

Does it hurt when you put your heel on the ground?

Does your pain reduce after walking around for a few minutes?

Is heel pain stopping you from doing the activities you love?

If so, you are not alone!


It is likely that you may have a condition known as plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is characterised by pain in the heel, caused by inflammation or tearing of the plantar fascia – a soft tissue in the arch of the foot.

At Blue Mountains Podiatry we our podiatrists are experienced in specialised care for this condition. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common conditions that we see, with an estimated 10% of the population suffering from this type of pain at some point in their life.

Our expert therapists have a deep understanding of all factors that contribute to this debilitating condition, including;

– Pronating /Rolling feet or ankles (flat feet)
– Tight calf muscles – Inadequate footwear
– Overuse – Poor biomechanics (the way you walk)
– Being over weight
– Athletic activity and poor training resumes

We aim to give you the best possible outcomes through a range of state-of-the-art treatments. Without the appropriate management, plantar fasciitis can take over 12 months to resolve and has a high rate of occurrence. Our podiatrists focus on tailored treatment plans that are designed for your unique case of plantar fasciitis.

Your personalised treatment plan for plantar fasciitis may include:

Custom made orthotics (arch supports)
– Deep connective tissue massage
– Specialised heel pain strapping technique
– Dry needling – Footwear advice
– Stretching and exercise programs
– Night splints
– Ice routine

To have your plantar fasciitis resolved as soon as possible and ensure you have the best chance of remaining pain free in the future call Blue Mountains Podiatry.

Contact the team at Blue Mountains Podiatry for professional care and attention – Situated in 4 locations – Springwood (02 4751 7583), Lithgow (02 6352 5685), Blaxland (02 4702 0221) and Katoomba (02 4782 6169).

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