Human feet are most used on a regular basis but the least cared for. One can develop pain in various parts of the foot, like the toes, heel, arch and ball of foot. Heel spurs, inflammation of the toes, bruises and fracture are all conditions which can cause pain in the foot. In most cases, the wearing of wrongly designed footwear is the reason for the condition developing. Continuing to wear a smaller size shoe that what the foot needs is also the problem for these conditions.
HOW IS FOOT PAIN DIAGNOSED?
Your orthopaedics expert would check on the foot pain to see what is causing the same. He can also conduct and X-ray to determine the underlying cause of the pain.
HOW IS FOOT PAIN TREATED?
Treatment is generally directed to the identified cause of the pain. Use of commercially available ankle and foot supports should be used. Medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen are prescribed to deal with the pain.
DID YOU KNOW?
Foot pain is caused because of wrong shoes, exercise and posture. In the long run, it should not be left untreated.