Foot pain is common as it has a wide range of contributing factors, including uncomfortable shoes, too much time standing, athletic injuries, and chronic conditions, such as arthritis. The location of pain in the foot can sometimes indicate the underlying cause. The cause will determine whether medical treatment is necessary.
Bunions are common, annoying and painful. Just because you have one doesn’t mean you should rush to surgery. But don’t ignore it either, as untreated bunions can lead to other foot deformities.
Psoriatic arthritis often affects the feet and ankles, causing pain and stiffness. The 10 tips here can help relieve symptoms and prevent long-term damage.
The coronavirus hasn’t been satisfied with unleashing a serious, contagious disease that has altered everyday life around the planet. In its overachieving way, it is also responsible for increases in anxiety and depression, teeth-grinding, anger, sleeplessness, migraines and another physical ailment being noted by orthopedists and podiatrists.
Arthritis in your ankles has many causes. You might develop ankle arthritis after a fracture, as a consequence of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis or another cause. Or, you might have degenerative arthritis due to a cause that may never be known. Treatment for ankle arthritis depends on the extent of your symptoms.
Several things can cause a person’s feet to ache at night, including some lifestyle factors and certain medical conditions. However, a range of accessible treatments can help relieve the pain.
Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is associated with mortality, even among individuals without diabetes, according to a study published online Dec. 8 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Nerve pain may result from a pinched nerve or a chronic condition, such as diabetes. Any foot pain can have a significant impact on daily life, and untreated nerve pain may keep a person from enjoying or accomplishing their regular activities.
Ankle injuries are often thought of as sports injuries. But you don't have to be an athlete or even a "weekend warrior" to turn your ankle and hurt it. Something as simple as walking on an uneven surface can cause a painful, debilitating sprain.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons report a spike in injuries as many people resort to at-home exercises. Follow these tips to stay active and avoid foot and ankle pain while at home during this difficult time.