Most people will have foot pain at some point in their lives. A small number of people are born with foot problems. Others have problems due to poor care.
Normal Anatomy of the Left Foot
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Some common causes of foot pain are:
Foot pain may also be caused by health problems. Common ones are:
Foot care 101. American Podiatric Medical Association website. Available at:
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Foot complications. American Diabetes Association website. Available at: https://www.diabetes.org/diabetes/complications/foot-complications. Accessed May 5, 2020.
Foot pain and problems. Johns Hopkins Medicine website. Available at: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/foot-pain-and-problems. Accessed May 5, 2020.
Last reviewed February 2020 by
EBSCO Medical Review Board
Warren A. Bodine, DO, CAQSM
Last Updated: 4/9/21