Sometimes the best way to find out what is causing your foot pain is to just point to the area. Look at the diagrams below and slowly move your mouse over the area of the foot where you are experiencing pain. When your mouse arrow hits the correct spot, a link will pop up that will take you to a page that discusses the most common cause of pain in that part of the foot. (note: if you are visiting this site on a mobile device, tap your finger in the area of the foot where you are experiencing pain) Just remember this list is not conclusive. Read about the condition that you have chosen. If it does not quite sound like your problem then I would suggest you use the Google Search Box at the top of this page. Type in the condition you are looking for, or type in your symptoms such as "painful heel when I wake up in the morning" or "tarsal tunnel symptoms". Chances are your symptoms or condition have been discussed on this site before.
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May 21, 22 10:56 AM
The CDC has found that between 2019 and 2020 there has been a significant uptick in Gabapentin (Neurontin) overdoses.
In most cases it has been due to a combination of Gabapentin and Opiods.
May 20, 22 05:43 PM
I tend to find that plantar fasciitis is more prevalent in the summer simply because people wear flimsy sandals or go barefoot a lot more.
This article lists the best sandals available to control plant…
May 19, 22 07:24 PM
Researchers at Mayo clinic performed a meta-analysis of studies investigating the effectiveness of biologics such as mesenchymal stem cell and PRP as aides in treating all types of neuro…
May 18, 22 10:44 AM
In a recent symposium, the speaker stressed Achilles strengthening rather then increasing range of motion in post Achilles surgery rehabilitation.
May 16, 22 05:26 PM
An interesting study where it was observed that people with hardening of the arteries had a higher incidence of Type 2 diabetes.
This was evident regardless whether the participants had high blood pres…
May 14, 22 10:28 AM
Fascia is a soft tissue covering surrounding muscles. To me it has always appeared as "saran wrap" around the muscle.
Here is a good review on fascia stretches will which help increase mobility and red…
May 14, 22 10:21 AM
A good review from the Cleveland Clinic on the various causes of foot and ankle pain that may be experienced when you wake up in the morning.
Plantar fasciitis is notorious for causing morning pain, bu…
May 10, 22 07:22 PM
Even though running is a contactless sport, runners are prone to injuries.
There is nothing worse then being out of commission and not being able to run, simply due to a prolonged injury.
This is a good…
May 10, 22 07:18 PM
An interesting article that discusses all the muscles that are used when running.
With the exception of the obvious leg muscles you would be surprised to know that muscles in addition to the leg muscle…
May 08, 22 10:52 AM
Diabetics are at a much higher risk of having foot problems then the general population.
The best thing a diabetic can do for themselves is to try and lower their blood sugars.
Here is an article on veg…