Foot Pain

Foot Pain

Foot pain and injury is extremely common. Foot pain can be sourced from local structures such as muscles, ligaments, bones and joint or it can be referred from other sources including your lower back and other systemic diseases such as diabetes.

Because foot pain can have so many causes it is very important to have foot pain assessed by a health professional with an expertise or special interest in the management of foot pain. Only then can you be confident that your foot pain treatment is managing the “right” cause of your foot pain.

Common sources of foot pain include plantar fasciitisbunionheel painheel spur and ankle injuries.

Why Does It Hurt Under Your Feet?

One of the most common patient questions we receive is “Why does it hurt under my feet?”. While there can be many causes to pain under your foot, the majority of symptoms arise from a few common conditions. Working from the rear of the foot towards the front of your foot the most likely cause of your foot pain include:

Based on the large number of potential sources of your foot pain, the treatment will always vary depending upon your specific diagnosis and rehabilitation needs to return you to the functional activities in your life.

For specific advice regarding the cause of your foot pain and its best treatment plan, please consult with your trusted healthcare practitioner who has a special interest in foot pain.

Common Foot Pain Causes

Foot Injuries

Tendon Injuries

Bone Injuries

Traumatic Ankle Ligament Injuries

Degenerative Conditions

Soft Tissue Inflammation

Biomechanical Conditions

Nerve-Related Sources

Muscle Injuries

Systemic Conditions

General Information

Common Treatments For Foot Pain

With accurate assessment and early treatment, most foot pain responds extremely quickly to physiotherapy allowing you to quickly resume pain-free and normal activities of daily living. Please ask your physiotherapist for their professional treatment advice.

Acute Treatment

Subacute Treatment Options

Other Treatment Options

Balance Improvement

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