Foot pain

What Causes Foot Pain?

Feet carry the weight of a person and are put under great strain each and every day. Many conditions or issues can be to blame for foot pain such as:

  • Gout
  • Arthritis
  • Bunions
  • Hammer toes
  • Tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Flatfeet and fallen arches
  • Calluses and corns
  • Turf Toe
  • Heel spurs
  • Stress fractures
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Nerve Damage
  • Broken bones and toes 
Foot pain
Foot pain

What Should I Do to Prevent Foot Pain?

There are simple techniques and choices which can help prevent pain, injury, and other issues which include:

  • Get to or maintain a healthy weight for your height.
  • Wear proper and supportive footwear, when exercising or playing sports.
  • Avoid wearing flip-flops too much because they don’t provide enough protection or support.
  • Avoid pointed toe shoes because they can put pressure on feet and toes.
  • Wear supportive, cushioning shoes, especially if you stand a lot.
  • Avoid walking around barefoot.

When Should I See the Doctor?

  • You see observe of infection such as red streaks, pain, swelling, fever, pus, or warmth at the site
  • Your foot problem does not improve
  • Your foot becomes pale, white, blue, or cold
  • You cannot move your foot or stand
  • Your foot is twisted or deformed
  • Your foot is numb or tingling
  • You have bruises which last longer than a few days

If you experience a foot-related emergency, proceed to the ER or call 911 immediately. We are your New Port Richey Foot pain specialist. Call us at 727-842-9504 to make an appointment. Dr. Zafar will sit down with you and discuss options to proceed with.

Hours:

8AM – 430PM Mon
8AM – 430PM Tue
8AM – 430PM Wed
8AM – 430PM Thu
730AM – 3PM Fri
Closed – Sat and Sun

Contact:

Phone 727-842-9504
Fax 727-842-9505
Email
doctor@footlegspecialtycenter.com

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