Foot Relief Specialist in Frisco, TX, and Denton, TX
If you experience broken bones, bunions, bruising, swelling, or soreness in your feet. There are many medical conditions and problems that present with similar symptoms to foot problems. For a diagnosis, you should always see a healthcare provider. Treatments for foot pain include wearing safety footwear, physical therapy, removal of corn or calluses, and surgery. Dr. Mohan offers specialists in treating foot pain at Pain Specialists of Frisco. For more information, contact us today to learn more or schedule an appointment online. We have convenient locations in Frisco, TX, and Denton, TX.
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How can I determine if my foot pain is serious?
What disease causes foot pain?
How can I get rid of my foot pain?
What are the types of foot pain?
There are a number of bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles in your foot. It can be painful and difficult to heal your foot even though it is strong enough to bear your body weight. There are many parts of your foot that can be affected by foot pain. It can happen to your toes, heel, Achilles tendon, or any other part of your foot.
Mild foot pain can often be treated at home, but it often takes time for it to disappear. In case of severe foot pain, especially following an injury, you should consult your doctor.
A wide range of diseases may potentially be responsible for foot pain. Many forms of arthritis may present with foot pain including osteoarthritis. Physical wear and tear break down the cartilage in joints, resulting in osteoarthritis. As a result, joint space decreases, the cartilage wears out, and bone spurs form around the joints. Heel pain is most commonly caused by plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is an irritation and inflammation of the thick band of connective tissue that spans the sole of the foot. Inside your ankle, this nerve passes through a space called the tarsal tunnel. Football pain is known as metatarsalgia. Metatarsalgia occurs when the ligaments that connect your metatarsal bones no longer provide sufficient support. Your forefoot is made up of these five bones.
Another common cause of foot pain is Morton’s neuroma. The ball of the foot feels sharp or burning. People often describe it as walking on marbles or pebbles. Inflammation or irritation of the Achilles tendon is known as Achilles tendonitis. The heel bone of the foot is connected to this tendon by the calf muscles and lower leg muscles.
An injury or overuse of the foot may result in foot pain that responds well to rest and cold therapy. Ice your foot several times a day for 15 to 20 minutes and avoid activities that can worsen your foot pain. Anti-inflammatory medications that are available over the counter may also help with pain and healing.
Despite the best of care, you may experience some foot stiffness or pain for several weeks, particularly after exercising. Especially if you have diabetes, or if your foot pain is widespread or involves both feet, you should consult your doctor before trying home remedies.
It is common for improper foot function to cause foot pain. In some cases, foot problems can worsen as a result of poorly fitting shoes. It is possible to prevent irritation of the foot joints and skin by wearing shoes that fit properly and provide good support. In addition to the heels, toes, nerves, tendons, ligaments, and joints of the foot, there are many types of foot problems.
There are many medical conditions and problems that present with similar symptoms to foot problems. For a diagnosis, you should always see a healthcare provider. Active lifestyles can be hindered by foot pain.
From fractures to sprains to nerve damage, foot pain can come in many forms. It is possible for the foot pain to present as acute, particularly when it is caused by a strain, sprain, or another minor injury. Acute foot pain is not typically a cause for concern. When foot pain is chronic in nature, lasting more than a few weeks, it is possible that it is indicative of a more serious underlying cause and will require an accurate diagnosis and treatment designed to manage the underlying cause and provide relief from symptoms.
Foot pain can be treated at Pain Specialists of Frisco. For more information, contact us today to learn more or request an appointment online. We have convenient locations in Frisco, TX and Denton, TX. We serve patients from Frisco, TX Denton, TX McKinney, TX Plano, TX Allen, TX Dallas, TX Fortworth, TX Corinth, TX Highland Village, TX Little Elm, TX Celina, TX The Colony, TX Prosper, TX, and surrounding areas.
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