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One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, also known as inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot. The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue (ligament) that connects your heel bone to your toes and supports the arch of your foot. Heel pain, usually experienced when walking, occurs when the thick band of tissue on the bottom of the foot is overstretched or overused. In addition, straining your plantar fascia can lead to weak, swollen and irritated plantar fascia.

Heel pain is a very common condition that particularly affects middle-aged men and women. Symptoms include pain early in the morning when you take your first steps, or pain after standing or sitting for a prolonged period of time. It can also occur when climbing stairs and after high-intensity activities. The heel pain may develop slowly as time goes by, or it can occur suddenly after an intense activity.

Podiatry at the Cadogan Clinic provides the best options for heel pain treatment that London has to offer. After proper diagnosis and evaluation of your individual case, one of our highly skilled podiatry consultants will recommend the best procedure to give you optimal results.

Whatever your personal requirements, you can rest assured that we will provide the leading consultants and techniques for your treatment at our state-of-the-art, purpose-built, central London facility.


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What to Expect

Step 1. Optional Free Consultation

We offer a free no-obligation 30-60 minute consultation with one of our specialist patient advisors to help you decide whether surgery is the right choice for you. The consultation will take the form of a discussion with an expert with over 15 years industry experience in which we begin to understand your objectives and the results you want to achieve.

If you decide to go ahead with treatment, our advisers can give you all the information you require to choose the right procedure and the right surgeon for you. This is also an excellent opportunity to see our facilities and get a feel for the Cadogan experience.

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Step 2. Surgical Consultation

The next step is to come in and meet your chosen surgeon at the Clinic. We have assembled some of the best surgeons in the world who will use this time to make a comprehensive medical assessment of you and your condition before proceeding with treatment.

In practice this involves a 30-60 minute consultation in which a detailed assessment of the outcomes you can achieve is made and any questions you may have about the procedure are answered.

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Step 3. The Procedure

On the day of your procedure you will be welcomed at the Clinic by your patient advisor and dedicated nursing staff. Following a brief medical check, you will meet with both your surgeon and anesthetist to run through the details of your procedure one final time and answer any last questions you may have.

After the procedure you will recover in the capable hands of your nursing after care team. As we are a day case facility you can expect your recovery to be complete within 2 to 3 hours and able to be discharged from the Clinic the very same day. In some cases patients may wish to stay locally in our exclusive partner hotel the day before or after your procedure.

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Step 4. After Care & Support

Our care and support continues in the days and weeks after your procedure with our complimentary aftercare programme. A series of free appointments will be made with your surgeon and nursing team in order to monitor your progress and recovery, as well as introduce you to several scar minimization techniques and bespoke creams to aid your progress.

Access to our aftercare nursing team is free of charge for a full 12 months after your surgery.

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