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Heel Pain Clinic In South London

Based in Honor Oak SE23

'Heel pain is a remarkably common condition. A quarter of people will have heel pain through their life time'. 

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Visit Our Podiatrist At South London Foot Clinic
To Get Rid Of Heel Pain:

 

Our fully trained and experienced podiatrists will assist with the following:

 

  • Providing fast and effective diagnosis of your heel issues.¬†The causes and how to get rid of it.¬†
  • A complete diagnosis¬†will allow for the most effective treatment methods.
  • Effective treatment plans can be put together to provide the best¬†way to treat heel pain.
  • Many causes of heel pain can be treated within a couple of sessions.
  • We use the latest technology¬†and clinical treatments to treat heel pain¬†
  • We diagnose and treat you, here in the clinic. With no need to waste time going to your doctor for further procedures.
  • Stop taking painkillers and start getting better¬†with the treatments we provide.
  • We want you to get back to doing the things that matter most in life, like time with the family and enjoying the activities that give you pleasure, without heel pain getting in the way.¬†

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Try Our Free Guide:

“Avoid Costly Mistakes And Learn 5 Simple Ways to Help Ease Heel Pain At Home Today.

Before you commit to paying a penny, you may wish to see what techniques can be tried at home to alleviate heel pain.

If you are still struggling, then you can get in touch with us at any time. 

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A Complete Heel Pain Relief Guide: Your Path to a Pain-Free Life


Welcome to our comprehensive guide on heel pain relief.

At South London Foot Clinic, we understand the immense discomfort and limitations that heel pain can cause in your daily life.

It is important that you have access to information, effective treatments and self-care techniques to help you overcome heel pain and regain your mobility.

Say goodbye to the debilitating effects of heel pain and embrace a pain-free life once again.



Understanding Heel Pain:


Heel pain is a common condition that can have various causes.

It often occurs when the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes, becomes inflamed or damaged. The most prevalent conditions associated with heel pain include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, bursitis, heel spurs, and stress fractures. 



Symptoms and Diagnosis:

Identifying the specific cause of your heel pain is crucial for effective treatment. Common symptoms associated with heel pain include:

  • Intense pain in the heel, particularly during the first steps in the morning.
  • Sharp or stabbing pain in the heel while walking or exercising
  • Swelling and redness in the affected area
  • Limited range of motion in the foot

 

To obtain an accurate diagnosis, it is essential to consult with a qualified healthcare professional. A thorough examination, including a review of your medical history and a series of practical tests, can help pinpoint the underlying cause of your heel pain.



Effective Treatments for Heel Pain:



Heel Pain Treatments You Can Try At Home:



In many cases, heel pain can be effectively managed through treatments that can be conducted at home.

Here are some recommended strategies:



Stretching and Strengthening Exercises:
Performing specific stretches and exercises can improve flexibility, strengthen the surrounding muscles, and provide relief from heel pain. Consult a healthcare professional or physical therapist for guidance on appropriate exercises for your condition.

Have you tried these? Has your heel pain remained persistent? It may be time to consider:



Professional Podiatrist Treatments For Heel Pain:



If basic treatments at home fail to provide adequate relief, a professional podiatrist such as ourselves may be recommended.

Our Treatments include:


Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT):
ESWT utilises high-energy shock waves to stimulate the healing process in damaged tissues, reducing pain and promoting tissue repair.

Orthotic Devices:
Orthotic shoe inserts or custom-made orthotics can provide support and alignment, reducing stress on the heel and promoting healing.

Stecco Fascial Manipulation Soft tissue manipulation to restore function, quality and pain free movement. 

Exercise prescription through assessment you will be given a tailored exercise prescription that will improve strength and range of motion.

Footwear Modification:
Wearing appropriate footwear that provides support, cushioning and shock absorption is crucial for managing heel pain. 

Expert Advice To Stop Heel Pain Returning:
We'll work with you to get a good understanding of the causes of heel pain and rehabilitate these areas to get you back to being pain free. 

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Finding South London Foot Clinic:

 

South London Foot Clinic 

52 Honor Oak Park

Honor Oak

London

SE23 1DY

Tel: 0203 9181322

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Our Clinic Is Open During Hours That Suit You:

We know you're busy. The clinic is open at times convenient to a busy lifestyle: During lunch breaks, after school hours and during the evenings. 

  • Monday:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 10.00 - 19.00
  • Tuesday:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 10.00 - 19.00
  • Wednesday:¬† ¬† ¬† 08.00 - 17.30
  • Thursday:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 08.00 - 17.30
  • Friday:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†10.00 - 15:00

Free Parking Included! 

 

Based in Honor Oak, we have FREE PARKING for clients right outside the door. 

We're also easy to access with transport links including Honor Oak Park train station two minutes walk away.

We're here to ensure that you are comfortable, with easy-to-access services at our welcoming clinic.

A foot experiencing heel pain signified by red circles.

If you are seeking effective methods to alleviate heel pain promptly, here are five recommendations:

 

1: Seek the help you need:

Firstly, it is crucial to make a decisive choice regarding seeking assistance. Many individuals tend to delay, assuming that their heel pain will naturally dissipate over time. However, after several months, they continue to endure the discomfort, with no improvement or even allowing the condition to worsen. Please seek the help you need. 

2: Be cautious with exercise techniques:

Next, engage in appropriate exercises. Undertaking a targeted and progressive exercise regimen can greatly contribute to relieving heel pain. Expert-recommended exercises specifically designed for foot-related issues can alleviate pain, restore mobility swiftly, and ensure the prevention of future complications. Be cautious as certain exercises may exacerbate the condition instead.

3: Avoid extended periods of sitting or rest.

When we've spent a reasonable length of time sitting or resting, we can often experience pain and tightness when we move. Resting excessively and assuming awkward positions can significantly contribute to heel pain. Prolonged rest leads to stiffness and tightness in the feet, so it's best to minimize sedentary activities.

4: Choose your footwear with care:

Steer clear of inappropriate footwear choices, as they can exert unnecessary strain on your feet. Often, we unknowingly select footwear that adds to our foot and heel-related discomfort. Understanding the reasons behind the varying levels of comfort among different shoes is something many of us are unsure about.

5: Seek genuine and hands-on podiatric care.

Podiatry has a proven track record of assisting individuals with heel pain. At the South London Foot Clinic, we specialise in this field, with the latest technology, training and expertise, combined with realistic and affordable prices for treatments.

 

Take a stand against heel pain:

If your heel pain hampers your professional performance, impedes your active lifestyle, threatens your independence, or interferes with your quality time spent with loved ones, the South London Foot Clinic can assist you get back to the comfortable life you deserve.

To learn more about how our expert podiatry team can assist you in living pain-free, feel free to schedule a completely no-obligation, and risk-free appointment at our clinic in Lewisham.

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 Note of reassurance: Our team understand that you may be nervous or sceptical about attending a foot clinic, especially if it is your first time.

If you've suffered from heel pain for a long time then you may feel unsure of the benefit or if it’s even possible to cure the cause so you can feel 'normal' again.

Sound familiar? 

We've worked with thousands of people just like you and helped to alleviate heel pain through cutting-edge treatments, therapy and long-term advice to stop it from returning. 

Want To End Your Heel Pain? 

 

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Heel Pain Covered By Medical Insurance.

Your heel pain may be covered by your medical insurance. Some of the providers we work with are listed below. If you do not see yours, please get in touch and we'll check if you're covered.