The surprising reasons your feet hurt all the time ( and how to get quick relief) – This post was written by amazing Dr. Heather Wdowin a Naturopathic licensed Doctor of Medicine and diagnostician consummate practitioner . You can read more about what makes here .
Some of the common causes of foot pain are fractures, tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, heel spurs, gout and neuropathy. The first step is to get your problem diagnosed precisely what can be attended properly, and then you can try some common natural solutions for different foot pain.
The diagnosis is made with an X-ray, and if you have a fracture will have to be immobilized in a cast or a boot to his foot. Vitamin D (1), vitamin C (2) and calcium are essential for bone repair and may help your bones heal faster. adequate hormone levels are also necessary for bone health; if you are a woman, get your estrogen levels checked, if you are a man, make sure your testosterone levels are normal.
You have 31 tendons in the foot, and if one of them becomes inflamed which can cause a lot of pain. As in any part of the body, inflammation is designed to repair damaged structures, but inadequate or unrestrained inflammation can cause more harm than good. If you have tendinitis in his feet, you want to rest as much as possible, and get a new pair of shoes support. Avoid foods that can cause inflammation, such as saturated and trans fats (3) and increase healthy fats such as Omega 3 fish oils (4). Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory, and (5).
Plantar fasciitis and heel Spurs:
Steroid injections are often used to control severe pain from plantar fasciitis, but while steroid injections significantly reduce pain, which actually weaken the tissues, and the need to re-administer for long-term management. “Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is as effective as steroid injection in achieving relief of symptoms at 3 and 6 months after injection… But unlike steroids, its effect will not wear with time. At 12 months, the PRP is significantly more effective than steroids “(6) joint mobilization of the foot and ankle, and stretching exercises (especially the calf muscles) improves symptoms of plantar fasciitis for a maximum of one year. (7) can also be added in inflammation like EPA / DHA and curcumin for natural management of inflammation. [see references above]. Change your shoes, sorry, no high heels, and acupuncture treatments may also be useful in this case. (8)
feel that there is a stone in his shoe between the third and fourth fingers is a thickening of tissue around one of the nerves that go to the toes. This is known as neuroma and Morton can cause acute pain and burning in the foot. This condition is usually treated with surgery, but manual or physical therapy can eliminate the need of it. (9) Steroid injections are also useful in controlling pain in the conventional environment, and therefore we can extrapolate that anti-inflammatory supplements can help manage the pain of Morton’s neuroma too.
Gout is a painful arthritis caused by deposition of uric acid in the synovial joints Uric acid is a byproduct of a diet high in protein and fat .; Royalty used to be the only people who suffer from this disease too, but our standard Western diet are high in fat and protein, and now we see it in the whole population. The decline in meat and alcohol consumption, while increasing the number of fruits and vegetables in your diet can help with gout pain. Cherries are particularly effective in reducing gout attacks. (10)
Many diabetics experience foot pain from neuropathy. Managing blood sugar through diet can reduce neuropathic pain: avoid simple sugars, eat low glycemic index, herbal and unprocessed foods. Vitamin B12 injections can also help with neuropathic pain. (11)
Remember, it is important to have your foot pain diagnosed correctly so that you can make the best treatment decisions. In general, use, fitting shoes support and reduced inflammation are the first effective steps to reduce foot pain. sneakers and floors are not as sexy as stilettos but are much healthie