The foot is made up of 26 bones connected by joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments – and fascia – and our feet bear all of our weight when we’re standing and walking. Common foot pain issues include plantar fasciitis, bone spurs, bunions, and fractures (ouch, I stubbed my big toe on the table leg again!). Diabetes can affect the blood flow to the lower extremities, which can lead to neuropathy. Many of these conditions can be addressed with medication, surgery, and lifestyle changes. Check with your Podiatrist to see if there is an underlying cause to your foot pain.

The pain in our feet with fibromyalgia, however, may be more difficult to assess and to treat. So, what can you do? Here is a list of suggestions.

  • Wear the right shoes – if at all possible, choose comfort over beauty.
  • Ladies, if you feel that you must wear heels, keep them as low as you can. A one-inch heel can be every bit as attractive as that stiletto. (Well, maybe not, but you will pay for the stilettos later.)
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Be as active as you can
  • Soak your feet. A warm soaking solution with Epsom salts does wonders.
  • Alternate ice and heat on your feet.
  • Stretch and massage your feet.
  • See a Resonance Step +Stride Podiatrist

Call us today to resolve all your foot pain.

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(09) 212 9612

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