Plantar fasciitis

Gender: Female
Age: 50
Presenting complaint: HAV bilaterally and pes planus foot type
Treatment: Orthotic Therapy

This patient presented with a painful bunion (HAV) and a pes planus foot type (flat foot type). A full biomechanical assessment was carried out and orthotic therapy was the best treatment option for this particular patient. A cast of the feet were taken in order to create a pair of custom made orthotics to treat this patients pain and discomfort. Also footwear advice was given to the patient, to look for shoes with a wide toe box and good shock absorption; such as Brooks, Hokas or ASICS.

By: Amy Ronan
Podiatrist Student