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Many Reasons for Foot Pain to Happen

There are common conditions accompanied by foot pain that may be avoided when proper foot care is practiced. Each foot has 26 bones and numerous tendons, ligaments, and muscles, and at any point, pain may occur. Foot pain may result due to a lack of stretching before and after exercise, or from wearing shoes that do not fit correctly. A foot ailment that can bring considerable pain and discomfort is known as plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis may develop from standing on hard surfaces for most of the day. A corn can cause foot pain and generally comes from wearing shoes that are too tight. Additionally, diabetic patients may be prone to foot pain since they are unable to feel existing cuts on the feet, which may ultimately lead to a foot ulcer. Having an ingrown toenail can be uncomfortable for most people and generally needs prompt medical attention before it becomes infected. If you have any type of foot pain, please speak to a podiatrist who can offer you treatment options that bring relief. 

Foot Pain

Foot pain can be extremely painful and debilitating. If you have a foot pain, consult with one of our podiatrists  from Ultimate Foot Care . 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 Smithtown, NY . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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