Foot pain is a common occurrence that can affect people of all ages. However, in some cases, it can have severe consequences if it is not treated correctly. It is not the same if you have foot pain after a long walk or if you wake up with very severe pain in your big toe in the middle of the night. The former typically improves with rest and maybe some ice. The latter is probably due to gout, and most cases require medications or at least dietary changes to prevent the progression of the disease.
There are many causes of foot pain, and a different medical treatments for each. In this article, we will explore some of these causes of foot pain and briefly describe what the medical treatment is in each case.