Foot Pain Symptoms

I am sure you are well aware of the symptoms of painful feet, sore ankles, heel pain or bunion pains.

Those aches just don't go away and without proper diagnosis, you may end up just making the problem worse.  Knowing the correct symptoms for your foot pain could save you an expensive trip to the podiatrist or inform you enough to know when to seek proper medical advice.

This section of our site contains articles that provide information about the symptoms of painful feet, the most common causes for the issue and what you can do to remedy the situation.

Also, as I have said in the articles, I am not a qualified doctor, just a plantar fasciitis sufferer on a mission to help others with foot problems - so if in doubt always seek medical advice as soon as possible.

Plantar Fasciitis Information

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Plantar fasciitis is a very common problem for people all over the world, affecting women more than men and can happen without warning.

This article reveals what Plantar Fasciitis is, how does it happen, what are the best ways to cure and treat it and when should you speak to your doctor or podiatrist?

Are you getting sore feet in the mornings or have a pain after standing for a long time?  You may be getting the start of plantar fasciitis!

Our article lists the top signs of the start of this horrible foot condition and what you need to do to prevent it from getting worse.

Even if you follow the recommendations from your podiatrist, how long can you expect to be suffering from Plantar Fasciitis?

Our article reveals the length of time you might be "off your feet" with this condition and the average recovery time.

Any sort of foot pain can cause other problems with your legs, ankles, knees and back - all because you start to alter the way you walk and carry your body.

But can having plantar fasciitis also cause leg pains?  Our article discusses the possibility that your leg and especially your calf muscles are at risk from related pain when you have PF.

There is a school of thought that by just stretching regularly, the tension on your fascia under the sole of your foot can be released, improving and reducing foot pain.

We look at the most effective ways to stretch to reduce heel pains.

Running And Exercising With Foot Pain

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Can you run or jog and also live with plantar fasciitis at the same time?  It may seem counter-intuitive, but staying active may be the best way to help your foot pain.

We discuss if you should postpone your next half-marathon and hang up your running shoes if you have been diagnosed with fascia pain.

Despite being (reasonably) cheap, running and jogging is a high-impact sport and can cause massive problems to your feet, ankles, knees, hips and back, if not done properly and with the right equipment.

In this article, we look at the most common foot injuries that runners can get and also examine how they can be treated or avoided in the first place.

Do you get heel pain after running, either outside or on the treadmill?  It could be that you are suffering from plantar fasciitis.

Read our guide about what to do if you suffer sore heels after running.

General Foot Pain Causes And Treatments

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Heel spurs, where a small piece of bone starts to grow where tendons are regularly torn and repaired can be very painful and annoying with not great outcomes for recovery.

We look at the causes of heel spurs, how they can be treated and what you can do to avoid getting them in the first place.

It is actually quite easy to break or fracture your toe, even by accident!  Simply stubbing your toe is enough to cause a fracture.  We look at the main causes of these annoying injuries and what the symptoms might be.  We also look at how they can be treated at home as a doctor may not do much with it, unless it is a bad break.

Spraining your ankle can be a very annoying injury which can be caused simply by slipping over, playing sports or even just walking too hard!

We look at the causes, treatments and recover of a sprained ankle and what you can do to treat it at home and what doctors recommend.

Having any sort of pain in your feet, ankles or toes can be very debilitating, stopping you from wanting to walk far, stand for too long or even be on your feet at all.

Your big toe does a lot of work to help you keep your balance, so if it is sore or painful around the joint, it will need to be looked at as soon as possible.

Our article looks at the main causes of toe joint pain and discusses possible remedies or action you can take to resolve the problem.

If you have lumps or bumps under the skin on the sole of your feet, you may be suffering from Plantar Fibromas.

Whilst these lumps are not dangerous on their own, they can cause additional pressure when you walk, causing pain and discomfort.

We have written an article that looks into the causes, symptoms and treatments for these lumps and what the prognosis could be for you going forward.

This is a very popular topic on this website, so it seems that many people are experiencing aches and pains from driving.

We look at the reasons why this might be happening, what you can do to stop it from happening again and some review some exercises and products that can help you.

It is not uncommon for people with diabetes to suffer from circulation problems, which can lead to issues with their legs and feet.

We have listed the main symptoms to look out for if you are a diabetic and think you might have a problem with your feet.

You always hear people say they have "flat feet" - but what does it really mean?  And why does it cause them problems in their day-to-day life?

We look at the causes and treatments for flat feet and hyperpronation, where the foot rolls inwards due to lack of structural support.

If you have flat feet, there are some good ways to help fix the problem in this article.