Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot pain is a common problem among adults. According to the Framingham population study of adults, approximately 19 percent of men and 25 percent of women have significant foot pain on most days of the week that often limits their ability to function. The pain can signal the presence of a serious condition. This can include:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
  • Sprains
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Torn or irritated ligaments, tendons, or muscles
  • Bunions

or many other conditions or diseases

Condition Pain in the Foot or Ankle
Recommendation See your podiatrist to determine the cause
Selfcare Depends on the condition