Heel Pain Clinic

Heel Pain Clinic

It is estimated that people will suffer from long-term heel pain, or ‘plantar fasciitis’, for up to six months prior to seeking professional advice.

However, diagnosing this very common condition early ensures you can be treated fast with Rivers Hospital new dedicated clinic.

In addition to diagnosis, our multi-disciplinary heel clinic provides treatments from a range of experts including Mr Watson, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in foot and ankle surgery. Mr Watson offers surgical interventions for a wide range of foot, ankle and heel problems.

While this service is ideal for individuals suffering or recently diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, the clinic also offers treatment to those experiencing any type of foot issue, or where other pain relieving methods have been unsuccessful. 

Our service

  • Accurate assessment.
  • Advanced diagnostic investigations, including MRI, reviewed by a specialist musculo-skeletal radiologist.
  • Pain management plans tailored to you.
  • Extensive treatment courses.
  • Individual exercise prescription.
  • Onward referral pathway to surgery if required.
  • Rapid recovery and agility restoration. 

Your appointment

You can self-refer to this service but will require a referral from your GP if you want to pay with any private health insurance you may have.

Your consultant

Mr Watson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in foot and ankle surgery. Mr Watson has also been a Consultant at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow since 2006, leaving recently to concentrate on his practice at Rivers Hospital, .

For further information, including Mr Watson's clinical interests and academic background, please click here

To book an appointment please call our enquiries team on 01279 212952

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Great Benefits

  • Your choice of consultant
  • Appointments in as little as 72 hours
  • A single point of contact
  • Matron and consultant-led care
  • A range of payment options
  • Individual physiotherapy sessions
  • Priority discharge
  • Freshly prepared menu
  • Private en-suite rooms*
  • Aftercare packages
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Finance Available

  • Loans for full cost of treatment
  • Straight forward application process
  • Prompt decisions
  • Payments made direct to hospital
  • Interest-free loan plan
  • Administration fee of £95
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