I work on my feet most days, with some relief but not much. Mauser: Generally, foot pain in the morning is a result of biomechanical problems that occur when a person walks and is very active on their feet. Mauser: This scenario is similar to the first one, that as your feet stretch out during the day, and as you walk, the fascia on the bottom of the foot can become stretched, where when you go to bed at night, you have to stretch it out all over again in the morning.
Moderator: svlarde asks: "My feet hurt first thing in the morning, or after sitting.
I would advise you to find a good running store, and check out the different brands of running shoes.
The people in the stores are knowledgeable about the shoes.
Additionally, one with this problem should seek medical advice, as there may be a specific cause for the pain rather than just a general type of pain. Mauser: Orthotic devices are usually a custom made device inserted into the shoe that is made from a mold of a patient's foot, that will control abnormal motion, provide support, and accommodate specific problems.
Mauser: A podiatrist is a physician who specializes in the treatment of the foot, and its disorders.
Spurs can occur in other parts of the foot such as toes, in between toes, and on top of the foot. But when the toe is curled such that it continues to dig into skin, something more definitive needs to be done.
The views expressed by the speaker during this event are those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the sponsor. The spur is a reactive zone that occurs due to the chronic stretching of the fascia. If indeed you have spurs on other places, it is usually reactive due to some repetitive force.
These types of problems can be helped with anti-inflammatory medication, modification of shoes, orthotic devices, and other treatments specific to your doctor. A simple wall push up type of stretch, can help stretch the calf muscles. It's important to note that when performing any activity or exercise that stretching is important, and you should stretch your whole body.