When the feet ache and every step is given by pain, a person simply falls out of active life. I just want to ease this condition.
In most cases, pain is associated with uncomfortable shoes - too narrow or wide shoe, high heel or inappropriate size.
But sometimes pain in the feet can be a symptom of diseases, sometimes very serious.
Local causes of pain in the feet
The heel spur (plantar fasciitis) is manifestedVery unpleasant pain when walking. This is the name of the bone spike-shaped growth on the plantar surface of the calcaneus. Sprawl compresses the soft tissues of the foot and causes characteristic painful pains in the heel. Fasciitis is the most common cause of walking pain. Provoke him may be overweight, excessive physical stress on his legs, flat feet, uncomfortable shoes.
Traumatic foot injuries alsoAccompanied by pain syndrome. More often dislocations of the feet are combined with other injuries - fracture of the ankles, rupture of ligaments, damages of the capsule of the ankle joint. Foot stops swell in the place of injury, there is acute pain.
Flat feet are a common cause of pain in the feet. With flatfoot, the arch of the foot drops and it loses its damping function. Pain occurs even when standing. This condition is more often acquired, it is caused by overloads of legs, rickets, heavy weights, excess weight, trauma to the bones of the foot or ankle.
Pain in the foot can be the result of damage to soft tissues - calluses, ingrown nails, plantar warts.
Physical overexertion in sports, staying on legs during the whole working day also causes regular fatigue and pain.
With age, adipose tissue in the head regionMetatarsal bone is thinned, which reduces the damping functions of the foot. As a result, bursitis - the inflammatory process of the periarticular bags - can begin. The condition is accompanied by a palpable pain.
Foot pain as a sign of common diseases
Erythromelalgia, a fairly rare disease that affects middle-aged men. It is accompanied by redness of the foot and burning pain. In severe cases, it can lead to disability.
The attack of gout causes a sharp pulsatingPain, more often in the big toe. The finger can swell and blush. Gout is the most painful form of arthritis. Often, the disease is provoked by the abuse of diuretics, which remove the body from the body and increase the level of uric acid.
Rheumatoid arthritis is manifested, in addition to other symptoms, pain or inflammation of the front of the foot. This is a serious autoimmune disease that is difficult to diagnose.
Some women suffer from anotherAutoimmune disease - Raynaud's disease. When exposed to cold feet, the patient is spasmodic, there is a strong throbbing pain in the toes. After warming, the blood flow is restored, but the pain continues.
When the nerve that innervates the foot is infringed, the painWill be felt all the way to the nerve. Various neuropathies cause intermittent pain in the feet of an acute, burning and shooting character. If the feet ache only when walking or exercising, this can be a manifestation of a chronic lack of calcium (osteopathy).
Occasionally, the cause of pain in the feet can beBenign tumor of the neural tissue - Morton's neuroma. Usually it affects the base of the third or fourth toe and is characteristic of women. First there is a burning sensation, tingling, if the tumor progresses, the pain in the foot becomes worse.