Foot Pain

Foot pain is a common problem experienced by young athletes involved in different activities such as running and jumping.

Causes

Certain disorders and conditions may cause foot pain and include:

  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Bone spurs
  • Broken ankle, foot or toe
  • Bunions
  • Conditions such as diabetic neuropathy, gout, and osteoarthritis
  • Foot deformities such as hammertoe, mallet toe, planter warts, ingrown toenails, and many others
  • Foot tendinitis
  • Foot tumors

Treatment

The treatment of foot pain depends upon the fundamental cause. The usual measures for foot pain treatment include rest, medications, ice, compression, elevation, or therapy.

  • jackson memorial hospital
  • Foot & Ankle International
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • university miami
  • Hospital for Special Surgery