Injury, overuse or conditions causing inflammation involving any of the bones, ligaments or tendons in the foot can cause foot pain. Arthritis is a common cause of foot pain. Injury to the nerves of the feet may result in intense burning pain, numbness or tingling (peripheral neuropathy).

Some common causes of foot pain include:

  1. Achilles tendinitis
  2. Achilles tendon rupture
  3. Avulsion fracture: How is it treated?
  4. Bone spurs
  5. Broken ankle/broken foot
  6. Broken toe
  7. Bunions
  8. Bursitis
  9. Corns and calluses
  10. Diabetic neuropathy
  11. Flatfeet
  12. Gout
  13. Haglund's deformity
  14. Hammertoe and mallet toe
  15. High heels or poorly fitting shoes
  16. Ingrown toenails
  17. Metatarsalgia
  18. Osteoarthritis
  19. Osteomyelitis
  20. Paget's disease of bone
  21. Peripheral neuropathy
  22. Plantar fasciitis
  23. Plantar warts
  24. Psoriatic arthritis
  25. Raynaud's disease
  26. Reactive arthritis
  27. Retrocalcaneal bursitis
  28. Rheumatoid arthritis
  29. Septic arthritis
  30. Stress fractures
  31. Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  32. Tendinitis
  33. Tumors

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

Feb. 13, 2016