Heel Pain

Heel Pain

What causes heel pain? Heel pain is most commonly one of two conditions either Plantar Fasciitis (bottom of the heel) or Achilles tendinopathy (back of the heel) What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injuries that we see at the Theale...
Old Dogs, New Tricks

Old Dogs, New Tricks

As I sit here, staring at a rather old anatomy book, desperately hoping that a) I have not forgotten too much and b) I can cram the things I have forgotten back into my brain, it occurred to me that it might be worth sharing some of the journey that Lloyd and I are...
Foot Health Week 2021

Foot Health Week 2021

It is Foot Health Week 12-18 April 2021  Are we open?  YES WE ARE!  Whilst the last 12 months have been difficult for everyone we would like to reassure you that we are still offering expert podiatry care for our patients, albeit in a slightly different way.  We are...
Treatment for Plantar Fasciitus

Treatment for Plantar Fasciitus

What is the best treatment for Plantar Fasciitus Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injuries that we see at the Theale Wellbeing Centre. It is the most frequent cause of chronic  heel pain usually where the fascia under the foot inserts into the heel bone. It...

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injuries that presents to us at the Theale Wellbeing Centre. It is the most frequent cause of chronic  heel pain usually where the fascia under the foot inserts into the heel bone. It is thought to have a mechanical origin...