Chronic heel pain

By |2021-10-28T13:21:41+11:00October 27th, 2021|Heel pain|

This 24-year-old male presented at my rooms with an 8-year history of bilateral "plantar fasciitis". He had been treated with various modalities and health practitioners over the years, including 4 steroid injections in each heel and was actually wearing a CAM/moon boot on his right foot. The patient presented with radiographs and ultrasounds with a diagnosis [...]

Accessory navicular with pes planus

By |2021-10-28T12:01:25+11:00October 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Approximately 2.5% of the population are born with an accessory navicular. There are three types of this condition with type 2 being the most commonly symptomatic. The fibrocartilagenous union between the ossicle and the navicular can be torn, particularly when it occurs in an excessively pronated foot type. The tibialis posterior tendon will contract and pull [...]

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