About Foot Pain
The feet bear the weight of the entire body and absorb a tremendous amount of force. Foot pain refers to any pain or discomfort in one or more parts of the foot, including toes, heels, arches, and soles. Pain can be localized or diffuse. Some common foot issues include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, or arthritis and each condition is treated differently. Our providers will know how to best design a care plan for your unique condition.
Common Causes of Foot Pain
There are countless causes of foot pain, some of which include:
- Wearing shoes that fit incorrectly
- Injuries from high-impact exercise or sports
- Diabetes mellitus
- Nerve damage
- Foot ulcers
- Ingrown toenails
- Athlete’s foot
- Peripheral arterial disease
How is Foot Pain Treated?
LeJeune Integrated Medical Centers’ experts will do a full exam which may include observation of your posture and gait while examining your alignment of your back, legs, and feet. They will correlate the details of your foot pain with your medical history and exam to determine a diagnosis. A care plan will be created using a drug-free and surgery-free approach to assist in reaching your goals.