If you are dealing with foot pain, find out how our team can help.
You may be dealing with foot pain for many reasons, from overuse injuries to chronic health problems. If you have tried everything to get your foot pain under control, it may be time to reach out to our Ridgefield, CT, board-certified podiatrist Dr. Allan Rosenthal for care. Here is what you should understand about foot pain,
Why Does My Foot Hurt?
Are you dealing with pain in one foot or both? What kind of pain are you experiencing, and where is it located? When did the pain start? These are all helpful questions to answer to figure out what could be causing your foot pain. When you come into our practice, our Ridgefield, CT, team will ask you questions like this to determine what could be causing your foot pain while ruling out other conditions or problems. Common causes of foot pain include,
- Sprains and strains
- Overuse injury
- Plantar fasciitis
- Achilles tendonitis
What Can I Do About Foot Pain?
If your pain is minor, you may be able to treat it on your own with home care, including,
- Rest and avoid high-impact or strenuous activities
- Take a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) to reduce pain and swelling
- Ice the foot
- Stretch out the foot daily
- Wear supportive, properly fitted shoes
If you are still dealing with foot pain, if your pain is severe or if you develop signs of an infection, it’s essential that you turn to our Ridgefield, CT, podiatrist Dr. Rosenthal and his team for care. Once we determine the cause of your foot pain, your treatment options may be prescribed, including,
- Custom orthotics
- Specialty footwear
- Physical therapy
- Prescription pain relievers and other medications
- Steroid injections
- Protective cast or boot
Advanced Foot Care Center is here for you and your family, whether you are dealing with foot pain, diabetes or a foot injury. Call our Ridgefield, CT, practice at (203) 431-0048 to schedule an evaluation with Dr. Rosenthal.