heel xray

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common complaint at our clinic here in Burlington Ontario. Maybe it’s because so many people are active here…not sure. Regardless, most patients come to our clinic thinking they have plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is not the only condition that causes pain in the foot and heel. Stress fractures, fat pad syndrome…

outline of plantar fascitis

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Plantar fasciitis is a very common condition and there are many different ways to treat it effectively. For those unfamiliar with plantar fasciitis, it is a painful condition that causes pain in the bottom of the foot. Usually, it is present in the heel and spreads into the soft tissue through the arch and bottom…

Running shoes on runner

Running Injuries

Overuse injuries are very common among distance runners and are frequently seen at our Burlington Physiotherapy clinic. The repeated tissue stress can lead to such conditions as achilles tendinopathy, achilles “tendinitis”, achilles tendinosis, patellar tendinopathy, patellar tendinosis, plantar fasciitis, plantar fasciosis and shin splints to name a few. Once present, these injuries often require extensive…