Even though you use them every day, until they start hurting, you probably don’t spend too much time thinking about your feet. When they do start hurting, you want relief and you want it fast. Westchester Podiatric Medicine, P.C., provides the best Yonkers foot pain treatment to get you up and active. To get the right treatment, you first need to know the problem. That is where our skilled and experienced podiatrists step in.
The first thing to consider is where the pain is located. The heel, arch, ball, and toes can all cause pain and discomfort. Trauma and injury may be the cause of your foot pain, but often it is overuse or an abnormal walking gait that causes foot strain and pain over time. Our Yonkers foot pain treatment at Westchester Podiatric Medicine, P.C. involves taking the time to thoroughly examine the cause of your foot pain. After taking x-rays and ruling out any broken bones or structural problems, our podiatrist will work with you to create a customized treatment plan.
Heel pain is very common, and luckily, easily treatable! Switching your shoes, running on softer surfaces, shoe inserts, and orthotics are all possible treatments for heel pain. Arch pain is another painful condition that can be treated. Inflammation, burning, or straining of the arch are all indications that you should seek out Yonkers foot pain treatment at Westchester Podiatric Medicine, P.C. Plantar fasciitis is a common culprit of arch pain. This is when the fibrous tissue that runs along the arch is over stretched, often caused by flat-footedness. Pain at the ball of your feet can be any number of problems. Morton’s toe, Morton’s neuroma, and Metatarsalgia are all conditions that can cause pain in the ball of the foot, and also often affect the toes. Poorly fitting shoes are usually the cause, but strenuous activity can cause it, too.
Carrying us from place to place, our feet are highly precious. With 26 bones in each foot, it is important to take any kind of foot pain or injury seriously. Seek out treatment at Westchester Podiatric Medicine, P.C. right away, and don’t risk furthering injury. We will have you back to your comfortable, active lifestyle in no time!