Foot pain can keep you from normal daily routines and makes it challenging to focus on anything else. The sports medicine specialists and board certified podiatrist and foot and ankle specialists at Genesis Orthopaedic and Spine in Westfield and West Orange, New Jersey, and serving serving all of Union county, Morris county, Middlesex county, and Somerset county including the surrounding towns of Cranford, Garwood, Clark, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Springfield, Summit, Chatham, Millburn, Short Hills, Maplewood, Watchung, Berkeley Heights, Livingston, Union, Edison, Woodbridge, and Elizabeth have the skills and experience needed to diagnose and treat foot pain, getting you back in the swing of life. Learn more at a one-on-one consultation. You can schedule a visit online or by phone, so don’t delay.
The foot is a complex anatomical structure. Foot pain may be caused by many different diseases, deformities, biomechanical conditions, improper footwear, or injuries. Some of the more common complaints about foot pain include:
Many forms of arthritis and related conditions affect the joints, muscles, or bones in the feet. This can result in pain, stiffness, and swelling. Some possible arthritis-related problems that affect the feet include:
The first way to treat foot pain is to get a proper diagnosis. Genesis Orthopaedic and Spine has state-of-the-art technology such as hi-def and precise X-rays that can diagnose and treat conditions quickly. Their ultrasound exams can diagnose muscle or tendon injuries. Dr. Maningat can also order additional tests if needed such as MRI and also can treat most conditions in the office. Most conditions can be treated with a PRP injection, Lipogems, or BMAC injection, cortisone injection, Tenjet tenotomy, orthotics, bracing, and physical therapy. Some will require surgical treatment such as arthroscopy or reconstruction and as a board-certified podiatric surgeon, you are in good hands.