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Foot Ailments

Common Foot Ailments
 
Heel Spur Syndrome
 
 
Heel spurs are pain those occurs on the bottom of the heel and an x-ray will clearly see it. Usually pain is more intense when getting out of bed, sitting for a long time and getting up or the first step after driving in a car. There are many treatments for heel spurs from exercises to wearing arch supports like the Pure Stride orthotics. Use our locator to find a local podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
 
Planter Fasciitis
Planter Fasciitis is inflammation of the planter fascia ligament on the bottom of your foot. Pain can occur when getting our of bed in the morning, resting and then putting weight on the foot or driving a car and getting out and walking. Weekend warriors are prone to planter fasciitis as they tend to overuse their feet and short periods of time putting stress on the planter fascia. Treatment runs from stretching to wearing arch supports like the Pure Stride orthotics.  Use our locator to find a local podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
 
Metatarsalgia
Metatarsalgia is pain under the metatarsals. Pain is related to inflammation in the metatarsalphalangeal joints. Pain occurs with walking barefoot or non-supportive shoes. Treatment runs from trimming resultant calluses to wearing arch supports like Pure Stride orthotics. Use our locator to find a local podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
 
Bunion Deformity
Bunions are deformities of the big toe joint as seen in the picture. Pain is aggravated by wearing ill fitting shoes. Treatment can run from wearing wider shoes to wearing arch supports like the Pure Stride orthotics to help balance the foot when walking and help support the arch.  Use our locator to find a local podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
 
Morton's Neuroma
 
A Morton's neuroma is an enlarged nerve that usually forms between the 3rd and 4th toe on the bottom of the foot. Sometimes the neuroma can occur between the 2nd and 3rd toes. Symptoms includes burning, tingling and stabbing in the interspace. Pain can occur when driving a car, wearing tight shoes and walking. Treatment can run from wearing better fitting shoes to wearing arch supports like the Pure Stride orthotics. Use our locator to find a local podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
 
Hammertoes
Hammertoes are deformities that occur in the small joints of the toes. Pain can occur at the tips of the toes or on top of the toe where the toe is bent. Corns usually are a result of a hammertoes. Poor fitting shoes and mechanics of the foot are a few causes. Treatment for hammertoes ranges from wearing pads to wearing arch supports like the Pure Strides to the mechanics of the foot.  Use our locator to find a local podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
 
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