My Feet Hurt When I Wake Up

My Feet Hurt When I Wake Up

My Feet Hurt When I Wake Up: The most common cause of feet hurting in the morning when you wake up is any type of inflammation, and the most common source of inflammation in the feet is foot arch pain known as plantar fasciitis and the second most common cause is rheumatoid arthritis is the pain is occurring in both feet equally, as well as in the hands. Plantar Fasciitis effects many people and is probably the single most common foot complaint in the USA.  We have developed a 4 stage treatment guide that will take you through from the beginning through to all possible consequences.

This treatment consists of making sure this is what you have, decreasing inflammation, extensive conservative therapy and finally reviews of all surgical options(don’t worry only 1-5% of people ever need to consider this.

My Feet Hurt When I Wake Up

Feet are Sore When I Wake up due to Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition where your feet are sore and painful because a ligament across the bottom of your foot is being overworked and stretched. This ligament is called the plantar fascia and it is responsible for maintaining the arch of your foot. Eventually in 15-20% of the population this plantar fascia ligament is greatly overworked as in cases of standing on your feet for a long time, increased weight, poor walking biomechanics and sometimes even just age.  This is not a permanent disorder and it is very well researched. Follow our 4 stage guide that properly diagnosis plantar fasciitis, decreases the inflammation, outlines extensive conservative treatment and then finally reviews the surgical options for treatment:

Complete Guide to Morning Foot Pain due to Plantar Fasciitis



 Guide for When the Bottom of the Feet Hurt When I Wake Up

This guide will help you confirm whether your heel pain is due to wear and tear, nerve problems, arthritis problems or traumatic problems. This guide is designed for the heel pain due to wear and tear or biomechanical problems, if you are suffering from any of the other causes of heel pain it is probably best that you see further medical diagnosis that a website like this just can’t provide.
Bilateral Plantar Fasciitis – Follow this guide if both of your feet hurt rather than just one. If both of your feet are in severe pain then it is more likely that you have suffered a back injury or that you have an inflammatory arthritis.

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The Modern Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist Doctor):Today's podiatrist is required to undergo rigorous medical training that licenses them as physicians with equivalent legal standing to the MD and DO degree (These are physician recognized licenses most common only in the USA). Although admittedly the training does differ between the three degrees. The differences are listed below.In Michigan Podiatrists are trained and authorized to perform surgery in the foot and ankle up to the tibial tubercle below the knee.All our podiatrists and foot doctors have undergone rigorous training including a 4 undergraduate college degree, writing the medical school entrance exam (MCAT), followed by a 4 year medical school degree (DPM - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine),Once podiatrists in the USA complete the rigorous 4 year medical school courses, they are required to complete a minimum of 3 years of a surgical and non-surgical residency program. Some podiatrists and foot doctors then choose to go on to further fellowship training specializing in various forms of specialty such as diabetic surgery or reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.The training is not over yet! Each podiatrist must be judged by a governing body where they submit their surgical cases and are reviewed regularly to ensure excellent results. This is a career long evaluation with board qualifications and certifications every few years.So have faith that today's podiatrist is your best choice for your foot and ankle problems! We are able to approach you foot and ankle problems from a non-surgery perspective, but that when necessary we can provide you with the treatment that you need!All articles written by this account are considered to be for educational purposes only. It is impossible for us to truly assess your condition and the advice we give here is meant to give you a basis to then follow up with your podiatrist and foot doctor later.If you have any questions at all, or there is anything that we can help you with, please feel free to contact our office or email us. Podiatrists provide medically necessary treatment which should be covered by valid insurance plans, we are not a cosmetic or elective medical specialty.