Arch pain and over-pronation can cause difficulties for people in every stage of life, and can even distress an athlete’s performance during many types of activities. Here we explain some foot procedures that help these problems, and how each of them can be healed.
Orthotics help correct over-pronation and can assist in relieving many common aches and pains caused by flat feet and other ailments of the feet such as plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia (ball of foot pain), Morton’s Neuroma, shin splints, Achilles Tendonitis, among many others.
Morton’s Neuroma consists of a painful condition which includes numbness in the toes, and results from continuous or repeated compression of the nerve between the third and fourth metatarsal bones. Here are the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for relieving this condition.
Heel spurs are calcified tissue near the heel where the tendons in the foot attach. The main heel spur symptoms are sharp pain in the heel on rising and constant throbbing in the foot. These calcified tissues can dig into the inflamed flesh of the foot, causing pain. A common cause of heel spurs is inflammation of the plantar fascia, also known as plantar fasciitis.
Knee and lower leg pain is a common complaint among many people, and can have many different causes. A common cause of leg and knee pain is a biomechanical disorder known as over-pronation.
The condition of your feet may reflect upon your health in general. If you experience foot pain, this can be a sign of other health conditions that are more serious. Some foot ailments can be early indicators of severe medical issues such as arthritis, nerve and circulatory disorders, diabetes, and other related conditions.
There are times when problems in the feet such as deformities, injuries, deficient biomechanics, and other disorders can be so severe that the only solution to pain or other untenable condition is foot surgery. Here we tell you when foot surgery is necessary, and what you can expect before, during and after the procedure.