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Foot Fatigue

Foot fatigue is a common condition characterized by a feeling of tiredness, soreness, or aching in the feet. It often results from prolonged standing, walking, or engaging in activities that put excessive strain on the feet. This fatigue can be exacerbated by factors such as wearing improper footwear, which fails to provide adequate support and cushioning. Additionally, foot pain may happen from biomechanical issues such as flat feet or high arches that alter the foot's natural alignment and distribution of pressure. Excess weight can also contribute to foot fatigue due to the increased load on the foot structures. Occupations that require extended periods of standing or walking, such as in the retail, healthcare, or hospitality industries, often report higher incidences of foot fatigue. Additionally, athletes and individuals who engage in regular physical activity may experience this condition due to repetitive stress on the feet. Managing foot fatigue involves wearing proper footwear, getting adequate rest, and performing specific foot exercises. In some cases, the use of orthotic devices may help to improve foot alignment and function. If you are suffering from any kind of foot pain, it is suggested that you make an appointment with a podiatrist for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

Foot Pain

Foot pain can be extremely painful and debilitating. If you have a foot pain, consult with Mark Majeski, DPM from Main Street Foot & Ankle, LLC. Our practitioner will assess your condition and provide you with quality foot and ankle treatment.

Causes

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

Diagnosis

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

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 Toms River, NJ . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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