Causes of Foot and Ankle Pain
Many people today are suffering from foot conditions that cause intense pain. Our feet often hurt considering that an average day of walking exerts a force on the feet that’s equal to several hundred tons. All that rushing around makes our feet more prone to painful foot conditions.
Your feet mirror your general health. This means that if you are suffering from some kind of foot condition, it can often be the result of a deeper, more serious issue. Conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, nerve and circulatory disorders can show their initial symptoms in the feet – so foot ailments can be your first sign of more serious medical problems.
Studies show that 3 out of 4 Americans experience serious foot conditions in their lifetime. Despite the millions of aching feet out there, many of us don’t seek the medical attention we need for relief. Foot pain is never normal, and you shouldn’t be resigned to teetering around on sore feet.The conditions listed below and to the left are some of the most common foot ailments. Just click on any of them for more information.
No matter what foot condition causes your feet to ache, we can help!
Common Foot Conditions
- Achilles Tendonitis
- Ankle Fracture (Broken Ankle)
- Arch Pain / Arch Strain
- Bunions (Bunionettes)
- Claw Toes
- The Diabetic Foot
- Hammer Toes
- Heel Pain
- Heel Spurs
- Ingrown Toenails
- Mallet Toes
- Morton’s Neuroma
- Morton’s Toe
- Overlapping Toes
- Over Pronation (Flat Feet)
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Plantar Fibromatosis
- Post-Tib Tendonitis
- Pregnancy & Your Feet
The “foot conditions” section of this website is maintained to provide general information about foot health. The materials, information, and answers provided by and through this website are not intended to replace or to be a substitute for medical advice provided by a qualified physician or other appropriate health care professional based on individual patient evaluation.
If you’re looking for more information on foot and ankle conditions, consider checking out these resources:
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- Small Bone Innovations
- KC1 – Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
- Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association
- Cubist Pharmaceuticals
You should consult with our practice or other appropriate health care professional on specific medical questions, including matters requiring diagnosis, treatment, therapy or medical attention.