For women, this may be particularly true, likely because many women wear shoes that are too small for their feet. The result? Conditions like bunions, hammertoes, or other painful foot deformities—all of which can take the spring out of your step. Here, the most common issues that may keep you from pounding the pavement, and what to do for happy feet once again.
Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the fibrous tissue plantar fascia along the bottom of your foot that connects your heel bone to your toes. Plantar fasciitis can cause intense heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes plantar fascia. Plantar fasciitis commonly causes stabbing pain that usually occurs with your first steps in the morning.
Back to Foot pain. Pain in the bottom of your foot ball, arch or sole will often get better in a few weeks. See a GP if it does not improve. This exercise video is suitable for most people, but is not tailored to any specific condition, characteristic or person. Find out about using the NHS during coronavirus.