Plantar fasciotomy post-op

By |2022-05-29T14:21:50+10:00February 18th, 2022|Heel pain, Post operative|

Following on from a post (Chronic Heel Pain, October 2021) I shared a few weeks ago about the minimally invasive plantar fasciotomy for chronic recalcitrant plantar fasciosis/fasciitis. A patient presented this week with a problem, involving DJD/OA of the left 2nd MTPJ. She is an existing patient, whom I carried out a plantar fasciotomy eleven years [...]

Chronic heel pain

By |2022-02-20T14:20:17+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 [...]

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

By |2022-02-20T14:13:25+11:00June 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Surgery is often described as an art and science. This case from last week depicts exactly how science can help surgical outcomes. This patient had chronic, marked unremitting symptoms on her firm and enlarged posterior heel. Insertional Achilles tendinosis was the diagnosis, note the enlarged degenerated tendon and the marked inflammation in the posterior calcaneus on [...]

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