What Causes Foot Pain?

According to an article by the New York Times, 75 percent of Americans suffer from foot pain at some point in their lives. If you are one of the many Americans currently suffering from foot pain, there is hope. Visit the podiatrists at Regional Foot and Ankle Specialists, LLC in Turnersville and Pennsauken, NJ for professional and compassionate care.Foot Pain

What Causes Foot Pain?

 Foot pain is caused by a wide number of factors. Common causes of foot pain include corns, bunions, stress fractures, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis and tarsal tunnel syndrome. Foot pain can be caused by other health conditions including obesity, diabetes and pregnancy as well. It can even be caused by too exercising too frequently, taking certain medication, standing all day or wearing the wrong size or type of shoes.

 No matter the cause, the podiatrists at Regional Foot and Ankle Specialists, LLC have the knowledge and ability you need to get your feet feeling great again. He will work with you not only to identify the exact cause of your foot pain, but also to custom tailor a treatment plan that is personalized for your unique needs and lifestyle.

 What Treatment Options Do Podiatrists Offer?

 The treatment that the podiatrists at Regional Foot and Ankle Specialists, LLC will offer and recommend will vary depending on the cause of your foot pain, but there are a few treatment options that are pretty common.The doctors may recommend that you purchase shoes that fit better or that offer better support, that you spend less time on your feet or that you lose the excess weight. They may recommend physical therapy or even prescribe medication. While surgery is rarely recommended unless absolutely necessary, it is an option as well.

 Your feet are an essential part of your body, and you depend on them to get you where you need to do. Therefore, if you're suffering from severe or persistent foot pain, don't just ignore it. Call or visit Regional Foot and Ankle Specialists, LLC in Turnersville and Pennsauken, NJ today for the diagnosis and treatment option that will finally get your foot pain under control.