UQ researchers are investigating foot muscle size and function in individuals with heel pain and are seeking individuals free of lower limb pain for comparison.

Participation will involve undergoing an MRI of your foot, which will be conducted in one session of less than one hour duration, at The University of Queensland, St Lucia.

You'll receive:

Parking will be provided.


  • Over 40 years of age
  • No lower limb injury or lower limb pain in the last six months
  • No co-existing medical conditions that may affect the muscles, for example diabetes, inflammatory disorders, neurological disorders.

Register your interest:

Please register via the website, or alternatively email the chief investigator Dr Melinda Smith: melinda.smith@uq.edu.au.

This study has been approved by The University of Queensland Human Research Ethics Committee [Approval No. 2018001150]