What Is Foot Pain?
Our feet are one of the most important parts of our body. Not only do they get us from one point to the next but they also bear our weight when we stand. However, things do not always go well with our feet and many times they are in pain. Foot pain can be described as any pain or discomfort in the heels, toes, arches and other parts of the body.
Two Main Causes of Foot Pain
Lifestyle choices is one of the main causes of foot pain in women, especially those who wear shoes that do not fit them properly or that are too high. Such shoes place a lot of pressure on the feet and result in foot pain..
Common Medical Issues
Men and women who are suffering from common medical issues such as obesity, pregnancy and diseases such as arthritis and diabetes are more likely to suffer from foot pain. Some other common medical causes of foot pain include:
|Athlete's Foot||Plantar Fasciitis|
How can Efip Remedies Help
The main focus of is to bring free and reliable information regarding foot problems to the public. The fact is that many foot conditions do not require surgery. They can be treated with simple home remedies but many are not aware of these simple treatments for foot problems. We can help you in two main ways. We can show you how to ease your foot pain at home and help you realize when it is time for you to stop trying home remedies and treatments and visit the doctor.
At-Home Treatments of Foot Pain
It is a fact that foot pain is common and is a normal part of life. This means that most foot pain are not serious and can be eased at home depending on the cause of the pain. Here are some simple tips for relieving foot pain at home:
apply ice to the affected area
purchase over-the-counter pain reliever
use orthotics which are specially designed to correct foot pain
elevate the foot causing the pain
rest your foot as much as possible
Advice on When You should see a Doctor
You should definitely see a doctor if your foot pain has not been resolved after a week or two of at-home treatment. Sometimes, foot pain is one of the symptoms that something else is wrong with you and no matter how much at-home treatments you try, you are unable to relieve the pain. In such cases, it is best to see the doctor. You should seek medical help if your foot pain:
is severe and cannot be relieved with at-home treatment
prevents you from standing
is directly related to an open wound or a red or inflamed area of the foot
is accompanied by fever
Preventing Foot Pain
We also offer advice on how to help you to prevent chronic foot pain. Some advice that you can expect to receive from our staff include:
Wearing comfortable and well-cushioned shoes
Avoiding high heel shoes
Maintaining a healthy weight