Foot pain is very common and has many causes. Foot pain can be due to problem in any part of your foot such as bones, muscles, nerves, heels, toes, joints skin, etc
Pain may due to too much of walking and sports activity. Sometimes physical weakness & medical condition like diabetes, can also lead foot problems.
Our foot is composed of 24 bones & there is a fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones. The ankles are formed by the interaction of foot and lower leg. There are dozens of ligaments in the foot. If both of these fail to work together properly, pain develops.
Causes for Foot pain:
a) High heels:
The main cause for foot pain is wearing high heels. Wearing shoes that are too tight or high heels is one of the causes for foot pain. I would like to advice you to avoid high heels. You may wear some comfortable and proper fitting shoes
b) Trauma diseases:
This is common causes for foot pain. Trauma is a serious physical injury and includes damage bones/muscles, fractures, broken bones, etc. Twist to the foot also cause injury to the bones or joints.
c) Plantar fasciitis:
It is also the cause for foot pain. It is inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot, connecting your heel bone to your toes. These can lead to pain and swelling. It is main cause for heel pain.
d) Corns and calluses:
A corn is thick skin on the top / side of a toe. A callus is thick skin on the soles of your feet. They are very painful to walk on.
It is a painful swelling on the first joint of the big toe. They are affected in the inner foot and then the outer foot. It is most commonly affected for women.
If you're suffering from foot pain try not to pressurize your legs. Sometime overweight also puts additional pressure on your legs. Try to minimize your weight.
b) Apply ice:
You can apply ice on affected area for at least 15 minutes. It will help to reduce pain and swelling.
c) Massage with oil or balm:
You can go for oil massage. Apply oil /balm on the affected area of your leg, and gently rub it. You will feel better by doing massage.
d) Warm Water Treatment:
You can soak your leg in warm water for 15 minutes. It helps to relax your leg muscles. You may also add Epsom salt in the water. You may even add mustard seeds in that warm water, as it helps to improve blood circulation.
It is recommended to eat asparagus, as it reduces foot pain. It helps to remove all excess fluid from the system.
You can also reduce of foot pain by regular yoga and exercises. It helps to strengthen your feet and avoid pain. There are many types of yoga's for leg pain.
Take rest until u feel better. Stop doing activities that stress your legs. Don't walk too much and strain your legs.
h) Medical Treatment:
Before going to doctor, make sure where exactly do you have pain. So that treatment can be done on the affected area. X-rays may be done to diagnose the cause for your foot.