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Who Gets Foot Pain

Foot pain can affect anyone, regardless of age or activity level, and can stem from various causes. Plantar fasciitis, the inflammation of the tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes, often results from overuse or improper foot mechanics, leading to stabbing pain in the heel. Bunions, bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe, can cause discomfort and difficulty walking due to pressure on the joint. Turf toe, an injury to the ligaments surrounding the big toe, commonly affects athletes and results from hyperextension during activities like running or jumping. Treatment for foot pain typically involves rest, stretching exercises, and wearing supportive footwear. In severe cases, custom orthotic devices or surgical intervention may be necessary. Podiatrists specialize in diagnosing and treating foot ailments, offering personalized care plans tailored to each patient's needs. If you want to alleviate existing foot pain, correct foot deformities, or prevent future injuries, it is suggested that you schedule an appointment with a podiatrist to help you restore and maintain foot health.

Foot Pain

Foot pain can be extremely painful and debilitating. If you have a foot pain, consult with one of our podiatrists  from ABC Podiatry. Our doctors will assess your condition and provide you with quality foot and ankle treatment.


Foot pain is a very broad condition that could be caused by one or more ailments. The most common include:

  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Corns
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Arthritis (such as Gout, Rheumatoid, and Osteoarthritis)
  • Flat Feet
  • Injury (from stress fractures, broken toe, foot, ankle, Achilles tendon ruptures, and sprains)
  • And more


To figure out the cause of foot pain, podiatrists utilize several different methods. This can range from simple visual inspections and sensation tests to X-rays and MRI scans. Prior medical history, family medical history, and any recent physical traumatic events will all be taken into consideration for a proper diagnosis.


Treatment depends upon the cause of the foot pain. Whether it is resting, staying off the foot, or having surgery; podiatrists have a number of treatment options available for foot pain.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office located in Columbus, OH . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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