Foot pain is a common problem experienced by young athletes involved in different activities such as running and jumping.
Certain disorders and conditions may cause foot pain and include:
- Achilles tendinitis
- Achilles tendon rupture
- Bone spurs
- Broken ankle, foot or toe
- 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
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.