Chronic Foot Pain, Conditions and Causes

Chronic foot pain is a common complaint and has many causes.  After a doctor’s visit and a diagnosis is given by the doctor, going to a reflexologist is one great way to help you relieve some of your suffering.  Reflexology has been known to help people with chronic foot pain.

Some common conditions:

Arthritis;
Bone spur;
Bunion;
Contusion;
Corns and calluses;
Gout;
Hammertoe/claw toe/mallet toe;
Lymphedema;
Metatarsalgia;
Morton’s Neuroma;
Perifheral edema;
peripheral neuropathy;
plantar fasciitis/fasciosis;
stress fracture;
Tarsal tunnel syndrome;
Trauma;
Turf Toe; etc.

Many causes of foot pain:

  • Weight issues (obesity, pregnancy);
  • Overuse;
  • Wearing improper shoes (high heels, inflexible, lack of arch support, wrong size;
  • Diet;
  • Injury;
  • Dehydration;
  • Inflammation of bones, tendons and ligaments;
  • Arthritis;
  • Age;
  • Medications; etc.

There are many reasons for the causes of foot pain and that is where an assessment is very important!  Coming up with a strategy to work the main areas of the problem will increase your chances of becoming pain free and closer to your overall wellness plan.

Many people with chronic foot pain derive tremendous relief/benefit from receiving regular reflexology sessions.

In the coming blogs, I will focus on some of these common conditions of foot pain.