Foot pain is common because the feet bear all bodyweight when an individual is standing up and feet help to get where an individual needs to go. Any pain or discomfort in one or more parts of the foot is known as Foot Pain. The parts of a foot are soles, toes, arches, and heels. The Foot Pain can be mild, severe, long-lasting, or short and can even be an ongoing issue.
What are the causes of Foot Pain?
Lifestyle choices or medical conditions can cause Foot Pain and a few of the causes are:
Lifestyle choices - the main cause is wearing ill-fitted footwear and also injury during high-impact exercise
Medical conditions such as arthritis, nerve damage, clogged or damaged arteries, foot ulcers, or sores.
If a person is overweight, pregnant, or has a fracture, sprain, etc.
Other potential causes are:
Peripheral arterial disease
Medication-induced swelling in the foot
What are the home remedies for Foot Pain?
The home remedy differs according to the severity of the pain and the cause behind it. A few home remedies are:
Application of the ice pack to the affected area
Over the counter pain relievers
Use foot pads to prevent the rubbing on the affected area
Elevation of the foot might also help
Rest the affected foot
What are the treatment options to treat Foot Pain?
There are several treatment options available, such as: