Heal Your Heel Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Are you suffering from a painful heel caused by plantar fasciitis or heel spurs.

Well then Ace Physio has the treatment for you!

Introducing the ‘Heal you Heel” program.  A 5 step plan for the treatment of heel pain associated with plantar fasciitis or heel spurs.

At Ace Physio we are registered physiotherapists, and chiropodists aka podiatrists, who specialize in treating heel pain naturally without injections or medications.  We believe you shouldn’t have to suffer with your pain, and a lot of time and effort has gone into developing an approach that is has proven to be incredibly effective.

The “Heel you heal’ program begins with a thorough assessment and from there each step is going to be customized specifically for you.

Step 1 – a thorough assessment including history taking, and a physical evaluation.

Step 2 – is an exercise and stretching program specific to your individual needs.  You will receive an email with all the pictures, descriptions and even videos of your specific exercise program, and this ensures that you never forget how to perform the exercises you will learn.

Step 3 – we use Shockwave Therapy to stimulate tissue repair.  Shockwave Therapy has proven in previous studies to have greater efficacy, then any other natural treatments with regards to decreasing heel pain, and improving function.  If you have never heard or experienced Shockwave therapy, the best way to think about it, is to think of the shock as sound/acoustic pressure waves.  These waves allow the body to regenerate  and heal faster, while decreasing pain.  We utilize At the top of the line Storz MP200 shockwave therapy machine (the same technology used in most clinical research studies) to loosen up the tight surrounding muscles, for example the calf muscles, followed by shockwave therapy directly to the painful regions of the arch and heel.  While many practitioners out there are only giving you 1500-2000 shocks, we are employing approx. 8000 shocks, and this is just one of the many reasons we are getting better results than others who are performing shockwave therapy.

Evidence for Shockwave Therapy:
1.  Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Is Safe and Effective in the Treatment of Chronic Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis PDF
2. Evaluation of Low-Energy Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Application for Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis by Jan D. Rompe, MD, Carsten Schoellner, MD, And Bernhard Nafe, MD PDF
3. Foot and Ankle International – ESWT for the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis PDF
4. Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (rESWT) in Chronic Plantar Heel Pain – a RCT L. Gerdesmeyer, L. Weil, B. Scrurran, 5. J. Stienstra, C. Frey, K. Fedder, M. Maier, M. Henne, M. Russlies, H. Lohrer, J. Vester PDF
Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery – Shock Wave Therapy for Treatment of Foot and Ankle Conditions

Step 4 – Immediately following the Shockwave treatments we use the Terraquant LS50-6D Laser Therapy Device to safely strengthen damaged cells and heal tissue, which leads to a reduction of pain and symptoms. The LS50 laser therapy emitter, is considered “the king” of emitter probes and offers the most power and deepest penetration available in FDA cleared cold lasers.  Our lasers are incredibly safe, while still being highly effective!

Step 5 – While this last step is optional, it is highly recommended.  In order to get maximum benefit from our program, we often need to remove the root cause of the problem.  And the best the way to do this is by getting a pair of properly fitted prescription custom orthotic insoles.  Ace Physio is proud to dispense highly accurate 3D laser casted custom orthotic insoles made by our in house chiropodist.

So there you have it, 5 simple steps to treating your heel pain!!

At Ace Physio we have helped countless people just like you, recover from their heel pain.   So don’t put it off any longer, call Ace Physio today and receive treatments performed by experienced experts using the best technology available today!

We are located on the north side, right at the intersection of Yonge & Carlton.
Parking – Available in  building parking,  enter from Wood t, one street north of Carlton st.
Subway – North Carlton exit from Yonge-College subway station is located directly in front of our building.

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  • Sharon Gabison

    Registered Physiotherapist BSc, BScPT, MSc, PhD: A graduate of the University of Toronto in Human Biology, Sharon completed her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. She went on to pursue further graduate work, completing her Master of Science from the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and a PhD from the Institute of Medical Science both from the University of Toronto. Her interest in Physiotherapy originated while pursuing her first undergraduate degree while struggling with postural challenges and seeking physiotherapy treatment. Her interest in medicine, working with people, and developing and adhering to therapeutic plans inspired her to pursue a career in Physiotherapy. Her interest in research, orthopaedics, neurology, therapeutic agents and pressure injuries (bed sores) lead her to pursue graduate work. Sharon emphasizes a holistic approach to rehabilitation. Her experience of raising a son with a disability has continued to inform her career that has spanned over 25 years. She is able to appreciate the rehabilitation process not only from the professional perspective, but from the client perspective. Her extensive knowledge of biomechanics, orthopaedics, exercise prescription, electrophysical agents with a strong background in research enables her to provide evidence based treatment when designing and implementing rehabilitation plans. With a special interest in patient and family engagement through her volunteer work, Sharon is able to ensure that treatment that is provided takes into consideration the unique challenges that individuals may experience when adhering to treatment recommendations in their busy lives.

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