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Foot Pain From Different Sources

Sometimes, it is possible that parts of the human body can cause us pain. The feet are certainly no exception. This is why you can visit a podiatrist if you are experiencing foot pain. This foot specialist will be able to address the problems that you have been having with your feet and work to find a solution to the problem. Your foot pain can be the result of any number of different foot afflictions. For example, you might be experiencing foot pain from a condition known as plantar fasciitis. This foot condition develops when the plantar fascia, the band of tissue in the arch of the foot, becomes inflamed and irritated. Conversely, you might be experiencing foot pain as a result of a condition known as flat feet. Although many cases of flat feet do not produce pain, it is still possible to feel discomfort from this condition. Flat feet is present in an individual if the entire sole of their foot rests flush against the floor. If you are experiencing foot pain of any kind, err on the side of caution and contact a podiatrist today.

Foot Pain

Foot pain can be extremely painful and debilitating. If you have a foot pain, consult with Dr. Richard Silverstein from Union Foot Care. Our doctor will assess your condition and provide you with quality foot and ankle treatment.


Foot pain is a very broad condition that could be caused by one or more ailments. The most common include:

  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Corns
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Arthritis (such as Gout, Rheumatoid, and Osteoarthritis)
  • Flat Feet
  • Injury (from stress fractures, broken toe, foot, ankle, Achilles tendon ruptures, and sprains)
  • And more


To figure out the cause of foot pain, podiatrists utilize several different methods. This can range from simple visual inspections and sensation tests to X-rays and MRI scans. Prior medical history, family medical history, and any recent physical traumatic events will all be taken into consideration for a proper diagnosis.


Treatment depends upon the cause of the foot pain. Whether it is resting, staying off the foot, or having surgery; podiatrists have a number of treatment options available for foot pain.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office located in Havre de Grace, MD . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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