Talking to Your Doctor About Foot Pain
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Talk openly and often with your healthcare provider. It will help you make the best choices for your care.
Tips for Getting Information
Here are some tips that will help you talk to your doctor:
Questions to Ask
About Your Feet and Your Foot Problem
About Your Risk of Getting Foot Problems
About Lifestyle Changes
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.
Foot complications. American Diabetes Association website. Available at: https://www.diabetes.org/diabetes/complications/foot-complications. Updated May 5, 2020. Accessed May 5, 2020.
Foot care 101. American Podiatric Medical Association website. Available at:
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Accessed May 5, 2020.
Getting the most out of your doctor appointment. American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website. Available at: https://familydoctor.org/tips-for-talking-to-your-doctor. Updated January 19, 2018. Accessed May 7, 2020.
Last reviewed February 2020 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Warren A. Bodine, DO, CAQSM
Last Updated: 3/31/2021
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