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Pain in Different Parts of the Foot

Various causes can lead to foot pain, requiring different treatments depending on the affected area. Toe pain, including big toe pain, may result from conditions like ingrown toenails or arthritis. Foot and ankle joint pain may stem from arthritis or injuries. Pain in the ball of the foot may arise from conditions like metatarsalgia. Morton's neuroma is characterized by pain in the ball of the foot. Arch pain may indicate conditions like plantar fasciitis. Heel pain is commonly caused by plantar fasciitis or heel spurs. Depending on the location of foot pain and its cause, treatment can include custom-made orthotics, injections, nail care, and in severe cases, surgery. If you are suffering from foot pain in any part of your foot, it is suggested that you make an appointment with a podiatrist for a proper diagnosis and treatment that will bring you relief.

Foot Pain

Foot pain can be extremely painful and debilitating. If you have a foot pain, consult with Lance Greiff, DPM from Great Neck Podiatry. Our doctor will assess your condition and provide you with quality foot and ankle treatment.


Foot pain is a very broad condition that could be caused by one or more ailments. The most common include:

  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Corns
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Arthritis (such as Gout, Rheumatoid, and Osteoarthritis)
  • Flat Feet
  • Injury (from stress fractures, broken toe, foot, ankle, Achilles tendon ruptures, and sprains)
  • And more


To figure out the cause of foot pain, podiatrists utilize several different methods. This can range from simple visual inspections and sensation tests to X-rays and MRI scans. Prior medical history, family medical history, and any recent physical traumatic events will all be taken into consideration for a proper diagnosis.


Treatment depends upon the cause of the foot pain. Whether it is resting, staying off the foot, or having surgery; podiatrists have a number of treatment options available for foot pain.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our offices located in Great Neck Bronx, NY . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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