Author: Chloe Wilson - BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy
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Accurate foot pain diagnosis is essential for effective treatment. Here we help you work out what is causing your pain by thinking about the location of your pain. Once you've diagnosed your foot pain, we'll show you what you can do to beat it.
Find out about the most common causes of pain on top of foot including the causes, symptoms and treatment options for each. Includes injuries, wear and tear and overuse conditions
A reflexology foot chart can be used to promote healing and encourage blood flow by stimulating nerves. Find out which reflexology points on the foot correspond to the different organs and how you can use massage to aid healing and well-being.
Find out about the best foot pain treatment options. We look at general treatment tools such as ice and exercises, treatment for specific foot problems e.g. plantar fasciitis and how shoe orthotics can really make a difference.
Foot and ankle injuries are a common problem, particularly in sports. Here we look at the most common injuries including ankle sprains, fractures and ligament and tendon injuries, what causes them and the best treatment options
Foot eczema is a common problem where the immune system causes dry skin, itching, redness and inflammation. Find out all about the causes, symptoms and best treatment options for foot eczema including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrosis & pompholyx and contact dermatitis.
A foot rash can indicate a number of problems. It is important to diagnose it correctly to ensure you get the right treatment. Here we look at the most common causes of foot and ankle rashes including causes, symptoms and the best treatment options
Foot pain symptoms vary wildly depending on the underlying cause. The pain may be burning or stabbing, there may be pins and needles or swelling. Here we look at the different symptoms associated with foot problems and how to work out what is wrong.
Retrocalcaneal bursitis is inflammation of the bursa at the back of the heel between the achilles tendon and heel bone. It causes pain, swelling and tenderness. Find out all about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of this common type of heel bursitis.
The most common causes of swollen feet and ankles, how to differentiate them and how to tell if they are serious
Burning foot pain is a common, painful problem. Here we look at the most common causes of burning pain in the feet including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options
Yellow toenails may be a sign of a serious medical condition, a fungal infection or simply from wearing nail polish. Find out about the common causes and how to treat them
Thick toenails are a common problem and may caused by a fungal infection or an underlying medical condition such as psoriasis. Find out about the typical causes, symptoms & treatment options
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (aka peroneal muscular atrophy) causes weakness and sensory loss in the feet, leg and hands. Find out about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Ankle pain running is a common problem. Find out about common injuries that cause ankle pain during and after running
Compare bunion splint styles and read user reviews. Includes bunion regulators and night splints. Helps delay or prevent surgery and suitable to wear if recovering from surgery
A guide to bunion surgery recovery including when you can return to certain activities, possible complications and how to get the best results after bunion surgery
A bunion operation corrects abnormal toe position. Recovery usually takes 3-6 months. Find out about the different types of surgery including bunion laser surgery
Effective bunions treatment can help reduce pain, increase function and delay surgery. Find out about the best treatments for bunion pain relief